Meet the One Million Strong – Ginny Goddard

How do YOU define One Million Strong? To me, One Million Strong means victory. There are no words to describe the overwhelming sense of honor and respect when you see someone fighting for their life against such a ruthless disease. One Million Strong is a salute to colon cancer survivors who have faced their own mortality and…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – DOUG SHARP

How do YOU define One Million Strong? To me, One Million Strong is the collective voice, strength, and determination of all people affected by colorectal cancer who are out to do anything that will improve the lives of everyone living in the colorectal cancer community. Where have you drawn strength? I have drawn strength from those I have…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – EMILY MAZZETTI

How do YOU define One Million Strong? For me, One Million Strong means that this disease is TOTALLY preventable and people can live healthy, active, normal lives if it is detected early enough.  Having a community of survivors has become really important to me.  I’m lucky to have very supportive friends and family, however, no one really…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – JAN PLESSNER

How do YOU define One Million Strong? One million is too large for me to get my head around. It just seems like a huge number. It’s hard to really get a grasp on the fact that there are one million colorectal cancer survivors! For me, having community means that I can pick up the phone and…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – James Meadows, MD

How do YOU define One Million Strong? One Million Strong means I am not alone.  I have a million others to count on, and a million others counting on me.  It means I can face my challenges today with confidence and strength, because no matter what size the challenge, it falls in the shadow of my team.…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Daniel Shockley

How do YOU define One Million Strong? I would define One Million Strong as having the opportunity as Patient Advocates to collectively promote colorectal cancer awareness, screening and prevention.  To me, having a community means that I have the privilege to share my positive attitude and personal experience as a pre-cancer survivor in an effort to…  Read More