Strong Survivor Stories from Mayo Clinic

We’ve partnered with Mayo Clinic on our #StrongArmSelfie campaign this month and literally reached millions with the message of prevention and strength! Together, we are united behind a cure. Over the past several weeks, we’ve seen thousands of photos pour in of those “flexing” for the cause, sharing why they are strong. Some are survivors, others caregivers, loved…  Read More

The Day My Oncologist Moved Offices

Last week I visited my oncologist for a routine follow-up appointment. Although I’m several years out from my last occurrence, my medical team wants to keep close tabs on me. I’m totally OK with that. I rushed to the appointment, running slightly past my normal “traditionally late.” I flew into his office, let my heart rate slow down and looked…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Lisa Marie McLaughlin

How do YOU define One Million Strong? One Million Strong means that whether you are newly diagnosed or a decade-long survivor, there is a network of individuals who have walked this journey and are willing to support you along your personal path. Where have you drawn strength? My family and my faith have been my strength. If I…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Chris Heffelbower

Publicly Sharing My Battle, by Chris Heffelbower Being diagnosed with colon cancer is a lonely and isolating experience…until you find other awesome and fabulous survivors. My first reaction when I learned that I had colon cancer was: “a 37 year-old doesn’t get colon cancer.”  I felt embarrassed that I had a cancer involving my bowels.  There…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Patsy P from Kansas

Be a part of One Million Strong and tell us how colorectal cancer has impacted your life! Share your story now!  MEET PATSY Patsy Huggins Petzold, Survivor From Overland Park, KS PATSY’S STORY On the morning of Monday, February 26, 2013, life as I knew it changed forever. Following a colonoscopy to explore what doctors believed to…  Read More