Fight Colorectal Cancer participates in the research process with leading scientists and raises funds for late-stage colon cancer research.

One Million Strong is a movement harnessing the strength of those impacted by colon and rectal cancer. Join the movement to raise awareness of the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.

Fight Colorectal Cancer trains, organizes and equips colon cancer advocates who push for better policies and increased awareness. We believe political change leads to social change.
Pushing the Status Quo
Fight Colorectal Cancer is the leading colon cancer advocacy group in the United States. We demand a cure for colon and rectal cancer. We educate and support patients, push for changes in policy that will increase and improve research and empower survivors and those touched by cancer to raise their voices against the status quo.

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Who Is Fight Colorectal Cancer?
Fight Colorectal Cancer is a leading colorectal cancer nonprofit in Washington, D.C. Through patient educationadvocacy and involvement in medical research we spread awareness and demand a cure for the second-leading cancer killer in the United States: colon and rectal cancer. As the leading advocacy group, we serve as a resource for colorectal cancer patients, grassroots advocates, policy makers, medical professionals and healthcare providers. We offer many opportunities for those who want to fight colorectal cancer.
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Latest Blogs

ADVOCATE SPOTLIGHT: Debra’s Thoughts on ASCO - by Debra Merritt, advocate MY JOURNEY WITH CANCER On November 14, 2008 my journey with cancer began with my husband Cliff’s stage IV colon cancer diagnosis. We had lived an amazing life, married as students in college at the age of 20, and were just four days away... [read more]
One Voice Against Cancer: Maria’s Perspective - by Maria Williams, advocate I look over my list of meetings on my schedule for the day with OVAC, One Voice Against Cancer, while listening to our morning “pep” talk.  My meetings are set at just the right intervals, no running back and forth between the house and... [read more]
August Recess Challenge – 31 Meetings in 31 Days - Advocacy doesn’t just happen on the Hill in March. It’s something you can do from home year-round—especially during the August recess! Your members of Congress are home for the entire month of August and meeting with them is easier than you may think! Follow these... [read more]

About Colon and Rectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer (colon and rectal cancer) is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. There are over one million colorectal cancer survivors in the U.S. Although it’s a common cancer, it’s also a preventable cancer. Proper colon screening can reduce or eliminate the risk of colon cancer occurrence. Anyone age 50 or older, those experiencing symptoms of colon cancer or individuals with a family history of colon or rectal cancer need to consult with a medical professional about colon screening.

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