Meet the One Million Strong – Bob Bernecker

How do YOU define One Million Strong? How I would define One Million Strong is: a group of people coming together to help others who need help with their situations and what they are going through (dealing with the cancer, etc).  And also extending a helping hand of support. After all they say there is power in…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Joy Henderson

How do YOU define One Million Strong? Each of the one million colorectal cancer survivors is strong and can make a difference, but together we are one million strong and can multiply the difference we can make individually by more than a million. Where have you drawn strength? I have drawn strength from several different sources.  First and…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Jami Davis

How do YOU define One Million Strong? I define One Million Strong as hope – hope that this number grows to many, many more survivors because one day we will have a cure! Where have you drawn strength? From my faith, my family, my friends, and my coworkers who have all been amazing! I cannot imagine going through…  Read More


How do YOU define One Million Strong? For me being able to fight colorectal cancer has required a change in my basic philosophy. The old me that handled all problems internally was just not working. For me to survive this long I had to build support groups starting at the core with my family. They are at…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Laura Kovacs

How do YOU define One Million Strong? Millions of people dedicated to fighting the good fight against colon cancer by teaching the importance of early screening, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and also aiding those either with colon cancer or the people who are caregivers or family how to help and be strong! Where have you drawn strength?  My…  Read More

Demystifying Social Security Disability Benefits

Demystifying the Social Security Disability Benefits Process For Colorectal Cancer Patients by Chris M. Heffelbower, J.D. If you have recently been diagnosed with colorectal cancer, the last thing on your mind may be applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”). Your time and energy are precious right now. However, after you have selected your doctors and determined…  Read More