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Robyn Schmid

Meet the One Million Strong- Robyn Schmid from Oklahoma

Meet Robyn   Robyn Schmid Tiffie, Stage IVA Survivor/Patient Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Robyn’s Story Before diagnosis, I had about 10 years of tummy issues. From senior year of high school and well into my late 20s, I saw numerous doctors and several specialists. I was…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Lauren Kehl from Illinois

MEET LAUREN Lauren Kehl, stage IV colon cancer Calumet City, Illinois LAUREN’S STORY I never thought an upset stomach would turn out to be something so serious. That’s why I ignored my symptoms for an entire year. Heck, what 31-year-old thinks about cancer?  I wish I did. Instead, I…

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Patricia Mouzon

Meet the One Million Strong- Patricia Mouzon from South Carolina

Meet Patricia Patricia Mouzon, Patient/Survivor Columbia, South Carolina Patricia’s Story Nothing could have prepared me for that day. I was sitting at my desk completing my daily work assignments. I stepped out into the hall to receive a phone call from whom at that time…

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Advocates To Carry More Than 13,000 Petition Signatures to the Hill

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 9, 2017 – On March 15, over 150 advocates from all across the U.S. will carry thousands of signatures to Capitol Hill to request lawmaker support for colorectal cancer patients and prevention. The signatures poured in through a petition called “This…

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EvanConant

Meet the One Million Strong- Evan Conant from Colorado

Meet Evan Evan Conant, Stage I Lakewood, Colorado Evan’s Story When I was first diagnosed, I was absolutely terrified. My first thoughts were in regards to my chronically ill spouse and my teenage daughter, who was in the prime of her high school years.  Who…

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Meet the One Million Strong- John MacLeod from Pennsylvania

Meet John John MacLeod, Stage IVB North Wales, Pennsylvania John’s Story Before my diagnosis I would say that I was a completely healthy, active man.  I worked out three to four times a week running and lifting weights.  I also cycled and played golf as…

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RECAP: GI ASCO 2017 Poster Walk

This is part 2 of 3 for our GI ASCO blog recap Each January the American Society of Cancer Oncology (ASCO) hosts the Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium in San Francisco. This three-day conference is attended by experts in the field, advocates and advocacy groups. The experts…

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KristinaSmith

Meet the One Million Strong – Kristina Smith from Missouri

Meet Kristina Kristina Smith, Caregiver Hollister, Missouri Kristina’s Story In 16 short months, my life crumbled down. I had my dream career, was celebrating my first year of marriage to Joe, the love of my life. We were also expecting our first born son. Suddenly, our world…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Alex Hernandez from Texas

Meet Alex Alex Hernandez, Family Member Patient Grand Prairie, Texas     ALEX’S STORY I got involved with Fight CRC right after my mom was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in 2014. I became her caregiver along with my aunt, and I was desperate…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Evelyn Beato from Massachusetts

Meet Evelyn Evelyn Beato, Stage IIIC Survivor/Patient Randolph, Massachusetts Evelyn’s Story My life before cancer was fun.  I was doing a lot of traveling and seemingly did not have a care in the world!  I had bought my first home and moved in the year…

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