Sen. Brown Receives 2015 Congressional Champion Award

Fight CRC awards Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) for his initiatives and actions supporting colorectal cancer patients and policies Alexandria, Va. – June 5, 2015 – On June 8, Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) advocates will award Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) with the 2015 Congressional Champion Award at the Ohio Capitol Building in Cleveland. Advocates will applaud…  Read More

June Advocacy Update

Advocates, Congress isn’t slowing down this summer and neither are we! In this month’s Advocacy Update, meet some amazing advocates who’ve stepped up to the plate and taken on bigger roles with advocacy. We’re pumped to have these all-star volunteers fighting with us. On the Hill, the appropriations process is underway and the Removing Barriers to…  Read More

One Voice Matters A Whole Awful Lot

by Trish Lannon, survivor and advocate “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. – Dr. Seuss” This quote from Dr. Seuss is one I think of a lot when I am advocating for colorectal cancer. Well, if I am being honest, it’s a quote I started…  Read More

Rep. Dent makes VA appropriations request

Fight Colorectal Cancer commends Congressional Advisory Committee member Rep. Charlie Dent (PA-15) for: his work with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and his addition to an appropriations bill that would encourage the VA to use funding to research colorectal cancer (including looking into a less-costly blood test screening.) Read the full report (see page 48)…  Read More

Advocacy Update – April 2015

Advocates, We didn’t let up all month. President Obama, the House and the Senate recognized March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Better yet, coast-to-coast advocates stood strong and showed their support. Don’t forget to join the Facebook group for advocates and sign up to be an advocate so we can let you know when it’s time…  Read More

Blue Star States 2015 Summary Report

In 2014, Fight Colorectal Cancer launched Blue Star States, a campaign with a mission for all 50 states to recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. We experienced huge success. Not only did advocates in all 50 states submit proclamation requests, President Obama issued the first national proclamation for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in over a decade, and…  Read More