Cancer Advocates Plan To Hike Colorado’s Longs Peak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 5, 2016 – On Aug. 21, a group of avid hikers assembled by Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) will climb Longs Peak in Estes Park, Co. to promote health and wellness and create camaraderie within the colorectal cancer community….

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Anjee Davis: Meghan and Heather Were the Real Deal

Fight Colorectal Cancer President Anjee Davis dishes on what it was like to be on reality TV and have Bravo attend our 10th annual Call-on Congress. We’ve tried to keep it a surprise and been SO EXCITED FOR TONIGHT!! Last March when the Washington Post…

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Q&A with a stage I survivor working in CRC prevention

Evan Conant is a stage I survivor from Colorado who works as a sales rep with Taiho Oncology. As a healthy 50-something with an extremely active lifestyle (skiing, mountain/road biking, trail running, mountaineering), colorectal cancer was the last thing on his mind. He scheduled his screening…

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Cornholin' for the Colon during 2016 CMA Fest

I’ve always loved Nashville. It’s not only nestled within beautiful rolling hills of Tennessee with a sweet guitar sound constantly filing the air, but the unspeakable goal of maintaining the simple things of life, yet making a name for oneself, permeates the culture. Nashville has a sense…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Diane Nathaniel from New York

Meet Diane Carrie Diane Nathaniel Brooklyn, New York Diane’s Story My name is Carrie Diane Nathaniel. I am a stage III colon cancer survivor. I am the proud co-founder of Beat Stage 3, an image-conscious cause for cancer fighters and survivors. The name for this…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Margo Beck from Virginia

Meet Margo Margo Beck Richmond, Virginia Margo’s Story Once I turned 50 I thought I may as well get the ole colonoscopy scheduled.  I went in and expected to be released immediately but the doctor called me into a room, then and there I knew…

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Bringing a CRC patient voice to ASCO 2016

The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) takes place June 3-7 in Chicago and I’ll be there! More than 30,000 cancer researchers and patient advocates will be in attendance presenting results from current cancer research – all in one place! I…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Sandy Muschenheim from Minnesota

MEET SANDY Sandy Muschenheim St. Paul, Minnesota Sandy’s Story I was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer during my baseline screening colonoscopy in 2011. My first liver metastasis was removed one year later.  I have had additional liver metastases removed in 2013 and 2015. I…

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The Collective Voice: 10th Annual Call-on Congress Recap

If you’ve ever tried to tell someone about D.C., it would be an injustice to show a single picture of the reflecting pool or a selfie from the White House. They all honor and remember those who’ve sacrificed and served with strength to better our…

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Featuring: Blue Hope Hard Hat Initiative

OMS Contribution: Blue Hope Hard Hat Initiative Kevin Hays was diagnosed with stage IIIb colon cancer at age 28. He underwent surgery and FOLFOX chemotherapy after diagnosis. Kevin now works on colorectal cancer awareness initiatives to encourage people to better educate themselves about the disease…

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