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Fight CRC Launches 4th Annual State Proclamation Campaign

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) has launched the 2017 Blue Star States campaign that’s requesting proclamations from all 50 states to recognize March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The nonprofit will work with actively engaged grassroots advocates around the country to get nationwide attention for…

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Advocate Spotlight: Suzanne Lindley

Suzanne Lindley has lived with metastatic colorectal cancer since 1998. She founded YES! Beat Liver Tumors (an organization for individuals living with metastatic liver tumors) and advocates for Fight Colorectal Cancer. From Humble Beginnings I knew nothing about advocacy before meeting Dusty Weaver and Jim Wetekam just over…

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Fight Colorectal Cancer Rings NADSAQ Closing Bell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fight Colorectal Cancer Rings NADSAQ Closing Bell To Kick off 2016 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Advocacy organization Fight Colorectal Cancer will be kicking off a March full of awareness activities in NYC’s Times Square. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 29, 2016 – Colorectal cancer…

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Letter from the President – January 2016

Among the many notable facts about Fight Colorectal Cancer, we are best known for our emphasis on advocacy, research and patient resources rooted in evidence-based knowledge. The vision of our founders inspired and guided us to where we are today. It continues to direct our…

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Launching OMS 2016! Why Are YOU in the Fight?

One Million Strong Collection Maybe you’re a survivor. Or maybe your mom, your dad or your favorite aunt has been diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Whatever your reasons – we want to SEE your inspiration and KNOW your story. As part of our annual One Million…

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Blue Star States Success Story: Arkansas

Written by Nikol Hamilton, MSN, RN In 2014, I worked to secure a proclamation from Governor Mike Beebe to recognize March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In previous years, several people have submitted the request. However, in 2013 it was denied. This ignited my quest to…

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Advocacy Update – April 2015

Advocates, We didn’t let up all month. President Obama, the House and the Senate recognized March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Better yet, coast-to-coast advocates stood strong and showed their support. Don’t forget to join the Facebook group for advocates and sign up to be…

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Blue Star States 2015 Summary Report

In 2014, Fight Colorectal Cancer launched Blue Star States, a campaign with a mission for all 50 states to recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. We experienced huge success. Not only did advocates in all 50 states submit proclamation requests, President Obama issued the first national…

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Vegas Sign to Turn Blue for CRC

Update: Watch the news report on the ceremony! Welcome to Las Vegas Sign to Turn Blue for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month LAS VEGAS – On March 2, 2015 at 9 a.m., the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign will be turning blue to bring awareness…

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