Meet the One Million Strong – Andy Avery from Tennessee

Meet Andy Andy Avery, family member Hickory Withe, Tennessee Andy’s Story Hi folks, I’d like to share the story of my wife Beverly. In March 2012 she was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer and had a tumor the size of a fist removed. Her surgery was followed by intense chemo for 12 treatments. She fought courageously while working her full-time job. She began…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Carla G from New Mexico

Meet Carla Carla Gonzalez, family member Portales, New Mexico Carla’s Story My mother was the strongest, most influential person I’ve known, and I was blessed to call her mine! My mom was very sick, and after a month in the hospital,  she was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. Unfortunately for her, during the years she…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Scott P. from Indiana

Meet Scott Scott Pollack, survivor Indianapolis, IN Scott’s Story In late 2007 I was diagnosed with stage III colorectal cancer. The year leading up to my diagnosis, I wasn’t feeling quite right and I knew something was wrong, but I didn’t know what. Being that I was 52 years old at the time and had a family history…  Read More

Attending One Million Strong – Nashville from my own home

by Evan Whittaker  When I began my internship with Fight CRC in January, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I had heard great things about the organization and its advocates, but I knew little about what Fight CRC actually did. After my initial meeting with the team, I began working with them on One Million…  Read More

Spreading Awareness at the Cavaliers Game

by Libby Schrack If there is one thing people know about Northeast Ohio it’s that we have little luck when it comes to professional sports teams. I’ve lived in Ohio my entire life and year after year it seems that the Cleveland teams always end up with a losing record; however, the fans still remain loyal.…  Read More

Immunotherapy and Colorectal Cancer – Part 1

In the last several months, there has been significant media coverage about the role of immunotherapy treatments for cancer.  The report on 60 Minutes in December noted there are the business and political aspects of immunotherapy development, which are common to most medical breakthroughs. The recent Cancer Film series on PBS, the Emperor of All Maladies, focused…  Read More