Get behind a cure.®

Get behind a cure.®

We empower and activate a community of patients, fighters and champions to push for better policies and to support research, education and awareness for all those touched by colorectal cancer.

What is CRC?

Colon and rectal cancers (CRC) occur when abnormal cells form tumors in the tissues of those body parts.

Fight

Diagnosed with colorectal cancer? You’re not alone. We’re here to help you fight!

Prevent

Knowing your risk and catching colorectal cancer early can make a huge difference.

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Stop a preventable cancer from taking more lives. Help us petition Congress as we ask for removal of barriers to screening and research funding. Sign by March 10 for your name to be taken to the Hill with us!

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From Diagnosis to Survivorship, We're Behind You 100%.

We’re here to help you fight! We created guides, magazines, podcasts and webinars, along with other resources, to help you learn more about colorectal cancer and the best ways to fight it.

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Walter Hickman

Say Yes to Advocacy

Walter Hickman is a stage II colon cancer survivor, member of the Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) and an awareness activist. Walter was diagnosed with stage II colon cancer in February 2013 and was recruited to be an advocate by colon cancer survivor and fellow activist Tonya Floyd during his third round of chemo. Walter’s story is featured in the Colon Club’s Colondar 2.0.

Read Walter's Story
Four Ambassadors

Featuring: Elaine Newcomb Raising Her Voice

After hearing from her first doctor that no treatment options were available to her, Elaine sought a second opinion. After finding out there was treatment available and that she was a candidate for a liver resection, she decided to advocate so others don’t have to face the same trauma she did. Now six years cancer-free, Elaine is working hard in her community, her state and nationwide to make her voice heard.

Read Elaine's Story
Evan

Q&A with a stage I survivor working in CRC prevention

Evan shares his story to encourage everyone – even those working in the healthcare industry – to NOT DELAY screening. His powerful story shows the critical role insurance coverage and employee benefits can play in preventing colorectal cancer. Evan’s survival story is being shared as part of our commitment toward the national goal of 80% by 2018.

Read Evan's Story

Community Stories

Walter's Story
Walter Hickman

Say Yes to Advocacy

Walter Hickman is a stage II colon cancer survivor, member of the Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) and an awareness activist. Walter was diagnosed with stage II colon cancer in February 2013 and was recruited to be an advocate by colon cancer survivor and fellow activist Tonya Floyd during his third round of chemo. Walter’s story is featured in the Colon Club’s Colondar 2.0.

Read Walter's Story
Elaine's Story
Four Ambassadors

Featuring: Elaine Newcomb Raising Her Voice

After hearing from her first doctor that no treatment options were available to her, Elaine sought a second opinion. After finding out there was treatment available and that she was a candidate for a liver resection, she decided to advocate so others don’t have to face the same trauma she did. Now six years cancer-free, Elaine is working hard in her community, her state and nationwide to make her voice heard.

Read Elaine's Story
Evan's Story
Evan

Q&A with a stage I survivor working in CRC prevention

Evan shares his story to encourage everyone – even those working in the healthcare industry – to NOT DELAY screening. His powerful story shows the critical role insurance coverage and employee benefits can play in preventing colorectal cancer. Evan’s survival story is being shared as part of our commitment toward the national goal of 80% by 2018.

Read Evan's Story