Honoring My Father Through Advocacy

by Michell Baker, partnership manager for Fight Colorectal Cancer At the time of my father’s diagnosis, I was living in beautiful sunny San Diego, CA without a care in the world. Life was good, so I thought……… In July of 2007, we found out our strong, sensitive, humble father had colon cancer. Just hearing the word…  Read More

Capitol Hill Countdown – One Week | 2013 Call-on Congress

Next Monday morning, you will find me nursing a hot cup of airport coffee as I head to Washington DC for the 2013 Call-on Congress – Fight Colorectal Cancer’s 7th Call-on Congress event. I will be recapping each day on the blog so that all advocates (near and far) can stay in the loop and take…  Read More

The Power to Prevent Colorectal Cancer is In Your Hands

You can make a difference in the fight against colorectal cancer wherever you are! Use our ONE MILLION STRONG TOOLBOX as a guide for how to get involved now in the fight against colorectal cancer. Do you have a smart phone? Do you tweet? Post Instagram pictures? Are you on Facebook? Join our social media campaign to…  Read More

Come to DC for Free!

Fight Colorectal Cancer is pleased to announce that we will be providing scholarships for advocates to attend Call-on Congress 2013! Scholarship applicants must be: A voting resident in Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, or Wisconsin A colorectal cancer survivor or patient currently in treatment A first time Call-on Congress attendee “Like us” on Facebook One person from…  Read More

Congress Will Welcome CRC Advocates with Blue on March 7

Four members of Congress want their colleagues to wear blue on March 7 to welcome Fight Colorectal Cancer advocates who will be on Capitol Hill that day. In a Dear Colleagues letter, Charles Dent, Betty McCollum, Michael G. Fitzpatrick, and James P. McGovern asked other members to GO BLUE on March 7 to show their support…  Read More