Attending One Million Strong – Nashville from my own home

by Evan Whittaker  When I began my internship with Fight CRC in January, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I had heard great things about the organization and its advocates, but I knew little about what Fight CRC actually did. After my initial meeting with the team, I began working with them on One Million…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Gayle P. From Kentucky

Meet Gayle Gayle Pendleton, caregiver Louisville, Kentucky Gayle’s Story I lost my brother, Michael, to colon cancer in 2009. He lived for only four months after his diagnosis. Michael was 52 years old at the time and had few symptoms prior to being diagnosed in late June 2009. Unfortunately, by that time, the cancer had already spread;…  Read More

Spreading Awareness at the Cavaliers Game

by Libby Schrack If there is one thing people know about Northeast Ohio it’s that we have little luck when it comes to professional sports teams. I’ve lived in Ohio my entire life and year after year it seems that the Cleveland teams always end up with a losing record; however, the fans still remain loyal.…  Read More

One Million Strong Nashville A New Experience

by Shawna Snyder Last year I was involved in the 2014 One Million Strong (OMS) event in NYC at Grand Central Terminal, and it was awesome! The energy was high and we had advocates travel from near and far to join the fight and champion our cause. I was excited to be involved in this event;…  Read More

“Under 50” Colorectal Cancer Researcher Awarded $100,000 Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 16, 2015  — Fight Colorectal Cancer, Michael’s Mission and American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) will award Noel F.C.C. de Miranda, Ph. D. from Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands with a 2015 fellowship grant, in memory of Lisa Dubow, on April 21 during AACR’s annual awards dinner in…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Amanda H. From North Dakota

Meet Amanda Amanda Houston, survivor Fargo, North Dakota Amanda’s Story In August 2013, at the age of 34, I was diagnosed with stage II colon cancer. Shortly after, I was also diagnosed with Lynch syndrome. In November 2013, I received good news after having my three-month scans. But shortly after my celebration, I found out that my mother,…  Read More