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 an advocate so we can let you know when it’s time…  Read More

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 proclamation for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in over a decade, and…  Read More

Vegas Sign to Turn Blue for CRC

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 to colorectal cancer and recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is one of only a few cancers that…  Read More

One Million Strong Nashville

On March 29, we will be taking over Music City to host our 3rd Annual One Million Strong kickoff event, and it’s going to be better than ever! As usual, we will host our One Millon Strong March, but this year has quite a twist – we will partner with our celebrity spokesman, Craig Campbell, for…  Read More

Advocacy Update: November & December 2014

Advocates, Most members of Congress spent October working the campaign trail, but our advocates have already made November a month full of action! In addition to the midterm elections, there has been movement on the oral chemotherapy parity issue and the removing barriers to CRC screening bill, and we launched our state proclamation campaign for Colorectal…  Read More

Why Blue Star States Matters

by Emily White, advocacy manager at Fight Colorectal Cancer Requesting a state proclamation from your governor for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month is one of the simplest, yet most effective, means of advocacy. Plus, it’s a great way to get involved from home. This national initiative, called Blue Star States, is one of the grassroots advocacy projects at Fight…  Read More