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Meet the One Million Strong- Kelly Ingram from Indiana

Meet Kelly Kelly Ingram, Stage IV Survivor/Patient Union Mills, Indiana Kelly’s Story As a nurse, I did what is recommended, and got screened at the age of 50. Originally, I was told that I had advanced stages of pre-cancer. However, with further testing I was…

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Fight CRC Helps Get Screening Bill Reintroduced

Today the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act, H.R. 1017, was reintroduced to the House’s 115th Congress. Reps. Charlie Dent (PA), Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ) and Leonard Lance (NJ), all members of Fight CRC’s Congressional Advisory Committee, are the original co-sponsors of the…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Merrill Ann Culverhouse from Alabama

Meet Merrill Merrill Ann Culverhouse, Family member of a Patient Opp, Alabama Merrill’s Story “Dad has colon cancer.” Those four words rocked my world in the spring of 2013. Everything that once seemed so important to me now seemed so trivial. After all, this was…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Nicole Chancy from New York

Meet Nicole Nicole Chancy, Stage III Patient/Survivor Fresh Meadows, New York Nicole’s Story Late 2015, I started having health issues and I thought that they were minor. I was scheduled to go to my church’s annual corporate fast in Jan. 2016 for 21 days, and…

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Wiping Out Cancer

Caroline Lee, known to her friends as Liner, is a bay area native with a passion for sports. In 2010, she appeared on the TV show Wipeout. To everyone’s surprise, and her own, she won! She also participated in the American Ninja Warrior competitions in…

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March 1 for Public Health Professionals

Looking for a simple way to kick off Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month? Join the nationwide effort that’s raising awareness of the disease and the need to be screened. Watch March 1 Live Stream Gather a group and join via your computer. Watch us kick off…

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Share Your Screening Story

Getting screened for colorectal cancer can save your life: It can stop cancer before it ever starts growing, or catch it early when it’s most treatable. That’s why we committed to the #80by2018 goal three years ago: to get 80 percent of eligible adults screened by…

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Exercise can help prepare you for surgery

If you’ve ever had surgery you know the routine. “Do not eat, drink (not even water) or chew gum after midnight.” But what about exercise? While it’s unlikely you’ll be exercising the morning before surgery, a recent study explored integrating movement and other prehabilitation techniques…

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Fight CRC Staff Shares Why Cancer is Personal on World Cancer Day

Happy World Cancer Day! Today’s a day where we lock arms with fellow fighters around the globe and recognize our shared commitment to end this dreaded disease called cancer. Today, we thought about diving into what we’re doing on the Hill. We also thought about introducing you…

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3 Ways to Engage in Advocacy from Home

Call-on Congress sold out for the very first time this year! While we’re excited to reach this milestone, we don’t want you to be discouraged if you can’t attend. We’ve made sure you still have plenty of ways to engage and take action. Your voice…

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