Take Action: Email Reps to Fix Medicare Loophole for Colonoscopy

America’s seniors are facing a Medicare policy loophole that can cost them hundreds of unexpected dollars for trying to protect themselves from colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of death from cancer. We’ve teamed up with Prevent Cancer Foundation to rally our bases and ask our advocates to take action. Please email your members of Congress, asking…  Read More

We Did it! Presidential Proclamation Issued for March 2015

Advocates – WE DID IT AGAIN!! Drum roll please… Today the White House issued a presidential proclamation declaring March 2015 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! This is HUGE NEWS. You should be proud! Read the official White House press release. Thanks to the strength of the One Million Strong, colorectal cancer is being recognized as a national…  Read More

Anyone Can Be An Advocate

by Chris M. Heffelbower Last year was my first Call-on Congress, and I did not know what to expect. As a stage IV colon cancer survivor, I wanted to advocate to my representatives for increased colon cancer research and funding. But could I do it?  Could I be an advocate? I quickly learned that anyone can…  Read More

Advocacy Update – February 2015

ADVOCATE SPOTLIGHT: PATSY PETZOLD Patsy is a stage IV survivor and one of our models from the 2013 One Million Strong photo shoot in Kansas City. She brought a small army of supporters consisting of family and friends to the shoot with her. From KC to NYC, Patsy took her team with her to Times Square as…  Read More

For You, I Speak

by Rose Hausmann, stage IV survivor and advocate I’m a Voice for Those Who Can’t Be Here Not everyone can attend Call-on Congress. So, for them I speak. I was diagnosed with stage III colorectal cancer in 2005.  Last June and five recurrences later, chemo once again stopped fighting my tumor growth. Tumors are in my lungs,…  Read More

Big Block of Blue Cheese Day: Colorectal Cancer Advocates Share Cheese!

No matter who wins the NFC football championship, Seattle Seahawks or the Green Bay Packers, you don’t have to be a “cheese head” to participate in Big Block of Cheese Day. What is Big Block of Cheese Day and how can you as a CRC advocate share your voice and concerns to the White House?   To start,…  Read More