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HelenNorris

Meet the One Million Strong- Helen Norris from Illinois

Meet Helen  Helen Norris, Stage IVA Survivor/Patient Johnsburg, Illinois Helen’s Story I am a British expat, having lived in the United States for 27 years.  I have a daughter who had just recently completed her master’s. She lives and works as a youth librarian in…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Cindy Williams from Missouri

Meet Cindy  Cindy Williams, Stage III Survivor/Patient Raymore, Missouri Cindy’s Story Before being diagnosed, I was an active, single female with no loved ones or family nearby. I loved being at work and spending time with my 6-year-old nephew any chance I could get. Three…

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Senate Follows House’s Lead in Screening Bill Reintroduction

The Senate has reintroduced the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act, S. 479 following the House’s reintroduction on February 14, 2017. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Susan Collins (R-ME) are the original co-sponsors of the bill. The Removing…

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KarleeCaplinger

Meet the One Million Strong- Karlee Caplinger from Arizona

Meet Karlee Karlee Caplinger, Family member/Friend of a Patient Peoria, AZ   What One Million Strong Means to Karlee I hate cancer, honestly, especially colorectal cancer. It took my best friend and dad away from me. If there’s anything I can do to get us one…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Jessica Dilts from Michigan

Meet Jessica Jessica Dilts, Stage IV Survivor/Patient New Hudson, Michigan Jessica’s Story One year prior to my diagnosis I started having symptoms.  I went to the doctor and she said that because I did not have any family history and was incredibly healthy that the…

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Melissa

Meet the One Million Strong- Melissa Bahr from Wisconsin

Meet Melissa Melissa Bahr, Stage IIIB Survivor/Patient Cambria, Wisconsin MELISSA’S STORY I was originally diagnosed about six years ago, and my life officially flipped upside down!  I went through a pretty tough surgery followed by six months of chemo treatment. I completed it and celebrated!…

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SusanKrumholz

Meet the One Million Strong- Susan Krumholz from Illinois

Meet Susan  Susan Krumholz, Medical Professional Springfield, Illinois What One Million Strong Means to Susan  I would like to join the One Million Strong community because I have a passion for colorectal cancer awareness, especially in my community. I participate in health fairs and promote screening…

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JulieKrause

Meet the One Million Strong- Julie Krause from Illinois

Meet Julie Julie Krause, Stage IVB Survivor/Patient Crystal Lake, Illinois Julie’s Story I was living a very active life before being diagnosed.  Working full time, exercising for a body building show, very involved in my disabled daughter’s life and traveling.  I have a family history…

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Marra

Meet the One Million Strong- Marra Rodriguez from Florida

Meet Marra Marra Rodriguez, Stage IIIB Patient/Survivor Miami, Florida MARRA’S STORY This story began about two years before I was diagnosed.  I had symptoms but did not worry too much about them. My stool had thinned out, but I thought it was my pregnancy weight…

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