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Meet the One Million Strong – Rissa Dodson from California

Meet Rissa Rissa Dodson, Survivor/Patient Valley Village, California Rissa’s Story I had noticed blood in my stool at least one year prior to my diagnosis. An email exchange with my doctor confirmed it was most likely hemorrhoids and they would go away. They went away!…

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RECAP: GI ASCO 2017 Hot Topics

This is part 1 of 3 for our GI ASCO blog recap Fight Colorectal Cancer and four research advocates, all colorectal cancer survivors, were among the 3,500 people who attended 2017 GI ASCO. It is our commitment to send staff and advocates to the conference to stay…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Stephanie Lex from Texas

Meet Stephanie Stephanie Lex, Stage IIIB Patient/Survivor Humble, TX STEPHANIE’S STORY I was a month shy of my 41st birthday and my 1st wedding anniversary when I was diagnosed.  I was absolutely shocked!  I’ve always been active and eaten well, and there is NO family…

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Meet the Blue Hat Ladies

Fight Colorectal Cancer supports our partners at the Blue Hat Foundation.  Save the date for Blue Hat Bow Tie Sunday on March 19, 2017. Candace’s Story It took six months for me to be diagnosed with colon cancer. I began having bowel problems in Dec. 2002….

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Meet the One Million Strong- Gina and Victor Menoscal from New York

Meet Victor Victor Menoscal, Stage IVA Survivor/Patient Elmhurst, New York Victor’s Story Life before cancer was filled with awesome memories on the beach with my children. I would have never imagined that something like this would happen to my family. After being diagnosed my sister (Gina)…

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Letter from the President – February 2017

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams One Million Strong: Inspiration. Motivation. Action. It began out of something simple: We wanted to create a campaign highlighting the 1 million…

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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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