NYC ONE MILLION STRONG HIGHLIGHTS

Today was certainly one for the books! Our presence at Grand Central Terminal and via social media was incontestable. We rocked it! We had several news outlets cover the event, Craig Campbell and Carmen Marc Valvo attended, and The Today Show interviewed survivors for a segment later this week. To top it off, Carson Daly retweeted…  Read More

BREAKING NEWS: President Issues Proclamation Recognizing March 2014 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

  Today, the White House issued a signed proclamation by President Barack Obama recognizing March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Read the Official Press Release from the White House In December 2013, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) authored and sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting he issue a presidential proclamation designating March…  Read More

Fight CRC Comments to USPSTF on Draft Research Plan for Screening

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Five Colorectal Cancer Survivors To Attend 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 8, 2014 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Five research advocates from Fight Colorectal Cancer will attend the 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, Calif. Jan. 15-18. All colon or rectal cancer survivors, the attendees will learn the latest research about treating GI cancers, including colorectal cancer, and offer a patient’s perspective to scientists and physicians attending…  Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Founder Nancy Roach matching all year-end gifts

Great news — we just received a challenge grant that will double the impact of all year-end gifts! We applaud our board chair, Nancy Roach, for committing a dollar-for-dollar match for every gift received from our donors. For every $25 donated between now and the end of the year, the number of screening kits that will…  Read More

Blue Star States – We're Making Progress!

This month we kicked off a new campaign – Blue Star States. In partnership with The Colon Cancer Alliance, we’re encouraging grassroots advocates to get ALL 50 STATES to issue proclamations that declare March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. President Clinton issued the first Presidential proclamation in 2000 and now each year, advocates can request…  Read More