Meet the One Million Strong – Amy B. from California

Meet Amy Amy Jo Barnes, Survivor San Jose, California Amy’s Story I was diagnosed with colon cancer on September 30, 2011 at 57 years old during a routine wellness check.  I was blessed to have wonderful doctors, caring nurses, loving friends and wild co-workers who have all worked overtime to get me through this battle.  Having…  Read More

Empowerment Through Advocacy: Jerina Ordono

by Jerina Ordono  LIVING WITH PURPOSE Cancer and my husband taught me how to live and live with a sense of purpose and passion, which brings us to present day and my involvement with Fight Colorectal Cancer. I didn’t go through this life-changing experience of living in the cancer world to just hold it all inside…after…  Read More

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

MEET THE ONE MILLION STRONG – Robert Webster

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