Fight Colorectal Cancer participates in the research process with leading scientists and raises funds for late-stage colon cancer research.

One Million Strong is a movement harnessing the strength of those impacted by colon and rectal cancer. Join the movement to raise awareness of the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.

Fight Colorectal Cancer trains, organizes and equips colon cancer advocates who push for better policies and increased awareness. We believe political change leads to social change.
Pushing the Status Quo
Fight Colorectal Cancer is the leading colon cancer advocacy group in the United States. We demand a cure for colon and rectal cancer. We educate and support patients, push for changes in policy that will increase and improve research and empower survivors and those touched by cancer to raise their voices against the status quo.

Register for an upcoming event or Webinar. View Event Calendar.

Get Help or Ask Questions. Contact our Answer Line

Help us Fund the Fight. Make a Donation.

Who Is Fight Colorectal Cancer?
Fight Colorectal Cancer is a leading colorectal cancer nonprofit in Washington, D.C. Through patient educationadvocacy and involvement in medical research we spread awareness and demand a cure for the second-leading cancer killer in the United States: colon and rectal cancer. As the leading advocacy group, we serve as a resource for colorectal cancer patients, grassroots advocates, policy makers, medical professionals and healthcare providers. We offer many opportunities for those who want to fight colorectal cancer.
Learn more about Fight Colorectal Cancer.

Latest Blogs

Giving From the Heart – Or the Ice Maker - by Michael Sola  There is no doubt the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become a giving sensation that has brought a slew of celebrities, politicians and folks from all walks of life to the forefront of a webcam and under a cold bucket of ice water. I’d be lying if I... [read more]
Finding State Statistics on Colon and Rectal Cancer - by Andi Dwyer, Director of Health Promotion DATA: IT’S EASIER TO FIND THAN YOU THINK One of our advocates recently called asking for information about the number of cancers diagnosed in her region of Central Illinois. She requested this information so she could write... [read more]
Depression and Cancer: More than a Side Effect? - This post was written by Curtis Pesmen, survivor and author of My Cancer Year. With the heightened awareness of depression this week, we hope colorectal cancer patients facing depression read this to understand the psycho-social impact of cancer and seek help if needed.... [read more]

About Colon and Rectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer (colon and rectal cancer) is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. There are over one million colorectal cancer survivors in the U.S. Although it’s a common cancer, it’s also a preventable cancer. Proper colon screening can reduce or eliminate the risk of colon cancer occurrence. Anyone age 50 or older, those experiencing symptoms of colon cancer or individuals with a family history of colon or rectal cancer need to consult with a medical professional about colon screening.

Google+

Top