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

Camp Kesem: A Childhood Experience to Remember - by Belle Piazza, survivor and advocate Last year, Fight Colorectal Cancer sent me to Washington, D.C. to attend an event similar to Call-on Congress, which I’ve attended with the kids the past three years.  The event was called One Voice Against Cancer (OVAC) and... [read more]
5 Steps from Unaware to Aware - by Shawna Snyder A few weeks ago I worked an awareness event at Craig Campbell’s concert in Kansas City that left me stunned in a way I didn’t think was possible. This event had over 3,000 people there, I’d say the majority of them were ages 21-35. As many of the... [read more]
ADVOCACY UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 2014 - Advocates, Congress took a five-week break in August and early September but that didn’t slow us down! Between our advocacy and awareness efforts, we’ve stayed busy. For real-time updates, be sure to join our Advocates Facebook Group. Why Advocate? Chris Heffelbower, a... [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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