Happy Anniversary Medicare & Medicaid

Programs such as Medicare and Medicaid are an essential part of American society. But it wasn’t always that way. Fifty years ago today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) were established and through the course of time these programs…  Read More

Advocate Spotlight: Kristin Keesen

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: advocacy isn’t for the faint of heart! Persistence is a key theme for many of our advocates. Kristin Keesen, stage III survivor and Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) member’s efforts recently paid…  Read More

August Recess Challenge – It’s Time to Act!

Overview Members of Congress go home in August to make sure they stay in touch with the voters! We need Fight CRC advocates around the country to take advantage of the opportunity to meet, tweet and call while they’re on…  Read More

Q&A Session with Rep. Fitzpatrick

Fight CRC is privileged to work with a small committee of congressional leaders committed to fighting colorectal cancer. This committee, called our Congressional Advisory Committee, includes leaders like Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick who’s been personally impacted by the cause. He’s a stage III…  Read More

Funding Cancer Research – Keeping it Brief

When I think about efforts to increase federal funding for research programs, the Ringo Starr lyrics “it don’t come easy, you know it don’t come easy,” play over and over in my mind. While Ringo Starr wasn’t singing about federal…  Read More