WE NEED YOU: 3 Ways to Engage From Home

Not able to join us in person for Call-on Congress or the One Million Strong Showcase? You can join us from home! Whether you’re interested in watching presentations, emailing members of Congress or helping raise awareness, we’ve got you covered. Way to Engage #1: Watch Our…

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Keep Coming Back for More – Pam Seijo

Pam Seijo, Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) Co-Chair On August 19, 2000, as I was preparing for my 17th year of teaching, I finally gave into the pain and was admitted to the hospital. My colon had ruptured and I was given the grim diagnosis of…

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The 10 Phases of Call-on Congress

Call-on Congress is a three-day event where colon and rectal cancer survivors, caregivers and loved ones from all over the U.S. unite to make their voices heard in Washington, D.C.! Whether you’re a Call-on Congress veteran or you’ve never been before, we’re excited to help…

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Bunny Terry – Why I'm in the Fight

Bunny is a native New Mexican, a stage IV colon cancer survivor, a Fight CRC advocate and she has served as a GAC member. A 2012 trip to the ER with what she believed was appendicitis resulted in a diagnosis of colon cancer with liver…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Joe Jung from Illinois

Meet Joe Joe Jung, stage IV colon cancer survivor Lisle, Illinois Joe’s Story At age 40, after being diagnosed as anemic, I was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. After my colonoscopy, I was devastated with the results. I had a minefield of thousands of…

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Walter Hickman

Say Yes to Advocacy

Walter Hickman is a stage II colon cancer survivor, member of the Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) and an awareness activist. He lives in Lithonia, Georgia (a suburb of Atlanta) with his wife Nsenga, son Walter lll, and daughters MacKenzie and Nsenga. He has worked as…

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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 off after years of advocating….

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ADVOCACY UPDATE – OCTOBER 2014

Advocates, Happy first month of fall! As the weather cools down, things in advocacy are heating up! For this month’s advocacy update, we’re sharing ways you can get involved with Fight CRC this season. If you haven’t already, join the ADVOCATES FACEBOOK GROUP to get daily…

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The 2015 Call-on Congress Scholarship Fund

In 2013, Fight Colorectal Cancer introduced something new; a Call-on Congress Scholarship Fund. Thanks to survivor and longtime advocate Liz Dennis, five new warriors joined us on the Hill that year. The passion that was shown by our newbies tugged on the hearts of everyone,…

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