Advocacy Update – October 2015

Fall is finally here and Fight CRC advocates have been busier than ever! Read this month’s advocacy update to find out what they’ve been up to.   Mark Your Calendars! Call-on Congress 2016: March 14-16 Call-on Congress registration opens tomorrow! Spend three days with us in…

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We Came, We Saw, We RALLIED!

It’s not often you’ll find a packed room of patients, medical professionals, advocacy professionals, members of Congress and beauty queens on Capitol Hill. But this year at the American Association for Cancer Research’s (AACR) third-annual Rally for Medical Research that’s exactly what policy strategist Margaret…

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Advocacy Update – September 2015

Advocate Spotlight: Dr. Roy Duhé Dr. Duhé is a professor at the University of Mississippi Cancer Institute and is this month’s Advocate Spotlight! August Recess Challenge: The Results Advocates across the country made their voices heard during the congressional recess. Find out how many times…

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Advocate Spotlight: Kristin Keesen

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: advocacy isn’t for the faint of heart! Persistence is a key theme for many of our advocates. Kristin Keesen, stage III survivor and Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) member’s efforts recently paid off after years of advocating….

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Advocacy Update – July 2015

Advocates, We hope your summer is off to a great start! We have been busy attending conferences and meetings all across the country to make sure your perspective is represented on all the hot issues. Thank you to all our volunteers who help with our…

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Piloting the Jr. Advocates Program

Piloting the Jr. Advocates Program By Maria Williams, GAC co-chair This year we piloted a Jr. Advocates Program. The program is designed for children ages 6 through 13 who participate in Fight CRC’s annual advocacy event, Call-on Congress. The idea started as a suggestion from…

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June Advocacy Update

Advocates, Congress isn’t slowing down this summer and neither are we! In this month’s Advocacy Update, meet some amazing advocates who’ve stepped up to the plate and taken on bigger roles with advocacy. We’re pumped to have these all-star volunteers fighting with us. On the…

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Advocacy Update – April 2015

Advocates, We didn’t let up all month. President Obama, the House and the Senate recognized March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Better yet, coast-to-coast advocates stood strong and showed their support. Don’t forget to join the Facebook group for advocates and sign up to be…

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Advocacy Update – March 2015

Advocates, We’ve planned. We’ve prepped. And we’re pumped. It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and March Madness is here! Read this advocacy update to find out what’s happening this month in the fight against colorectal cancer. Advocate Spotlight: Melissa Coetzee We shoot for the stars each…

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Advocacy Update – February 2015

ADVOCATE SPOTLIGHT: PATSY PETZOLD Patsy is a stage IV survivor and one of our models from the 2013 One Million Strong photo shoot in Kansas City. She brought a small army of supporters consisting of family and friends to the shoot with her. From KC to…

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