RECAP: 9th Annual Call-on Congress

In the Smithsonian Museum of American History, a 30′ x 42′ flag sits under dim lights, its wool fibers showing the wear and tear common among artifacts from 1814. A large restoration project has been underway to preserve the flag that once brought Americans hope when all seemed bleak. During the war of 1812, citizens were unsure that the…  Read More

Record-Breaking 2015 Call-on Congress

Fight CRC Hosts Record-Breaking Call-on Congress for March 2015 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Fight Colorectal Cancer to host ninth annual Call-on Congress featuring experts, survivors and caregivers impacted by the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 16, 2015 — Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) will break its record as close to…  Read More

Home Sweet Home Advocacy – 5 Ways to Help Us on the Hill

Not going to make it to D.C. next week for Call-on Congress? No sweat. Lucky for you, Fight CRC still has several ways you can get involved from home sweet home. Even if you’re not storming the steps of the Capitol or walking the halls of Congress, we still need you! Help amplify our efforts! Here’s 5 Ways to Help Us Next…  Read More

Advocacy Update – March 2015

Advocates, We’ve planned. We’ve prepped. And we’re pumped. It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and March Madness is here! Read this advocacy update to find out what’s happening this month in the fight against colorectal cancer. Advocate Spotlight: Melissa Coetzee We shoot for the stars each March, and so do our advocates! Melissa Coetzee, an advocate from…  Read More

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