Blue Star States – We're Making Progress!

This month we kicked off a new campaign – Blue Star States. In partnership with The Colon Cancer Alliance, we’re encouraging grassroots advocates to get ALL 50 STATES to issue proclamations that declare March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. President Clinton issued the first Presidential proclamation in 2000 and now each year, advocates can request…  Read More

Bronner Bros. Hair Show — RECAP!

The Bronner Bros. show in Atlanta proved to be an amazing place to talk about colorectal cancer. Why Bronner Bros.? Because screening rates are lower among the African-American demographic, we partnered with The Center for Colon Cancer Research at the University of South Carolina to host an educational booth that distributed life-saving information and attracted attention…  Read More

Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. Champions Colorectal Cancer

With teary eyes, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. told the story of losing his father, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Sr., to colon cancer in 2012.  Although Payne mourns the loss of his father, he’s taken up his charge and furthers his legacy through supporting colorectal cancer patients and initiatives on the Hill. We were honored to…  Read More

Honoring a Fallen Hero One Year Later – RIP Nancy Malthouse

We met Bill & Nancy in 2012. As new advocates, they were ready to storm the Hill. Although they sought to change policy together in March, Nancy passed away a few months later on Aug. 19, 2012. All who knew and loved her were sad to hear the news and rose to show love and support.…  Read More

The Beauty Industry is Cutting Out Colon Cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 7, 2013 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. — National non-profit Fight Colorectal Cancer is teaming up with the Profile Barber Institute to raise awareness of colorectal cancer at the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show in Atlanta, GA from Aug 17-19. The exhibit will incorporate colorectal cancer awareness activities into the hair institute’s promotions. Rodrick Samuels, owner of Profile…  Read More

Screening for Prevention vs. Early Detection | Response to JAMA Article

The July 29, 2013 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) includes an opinion piece titled, “Over diagnoses and treatment of cancer? An opportunity for improvement.”  The authors highlight the growing body of literature and a growing depth of understanding as it relates to cancer prevention and early detection. They call for an…  Read More