Carrying the Torch into April

I am not sure how we can top this March, but I know our advocates and supporters will find a way. The song “Stronger Than That” by Craig Campbell and stage IV survivor, Rose Hausmann, was serendipitous, giving us a much-needed anthem. As a community, we are touched by the stories of those newly diagnosed, those…  Read More

Fight Colorectal Cancer Thanks President Obama for Presidential Proclamation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 12, 2014 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month got off to a great start with a Presidential Proclamation from the White House. On Feb. 28, President Obama issued a statement recognizing March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. President Obama’s proclamation is the first in over a decade. President Clinton issued the first proclamation…  Read More

BREAKING NEWS: President Issues Proclamation Recognizing March 2014 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

  Today, the White House issued a signed proclamation by President Barack Obama recognizing March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Read the Official Press Release from the White House In December 2013, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) authored and sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting he issue a presidential proclamation designating March…  Read More

I'M READY FOR A PARADE…ARE YOU?

PARADE PREPARATION As many of you know, March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Fight Colorectal Cancer is marching for the cause. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to march in style. Planning out my wardrobe for March has called for loads of footwork and I am proud to say that my closet is…  Read More

Our Request to Obama: A Presidential Proclamation for March 2014

You might remember that in December, Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) wrote a letter to President Obama asking him to issue a presidential proclamation recognizing March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Payne and 145 of our members of Congress signed on this letter to show support. This month, colorectal cancer advocates took one more step…  Read More