Meet the One Million Strong – Jamie Orth from West Virginia

Meet Jamie Jamie Orth, stage IV colon cancer Wheeling, West Virginia Jamie’s Story My name is Jamie Orth. I am 27 years old and live in Wheeling, WV. In November of 2014, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer. On November 20, 2014,…  Read More

Meet the One Million Strong – Lauren Kehl from Illinois

Meet Lauren Lauren Kehl, stage IV colon cancer Calumet City, Illinois Lauren’s Story I never thought an upset stomach would turn out to be something so serious. That’s why I ignored my symptoms for an entire year. heck, what 31 year old thinks about…  Read More

RECAP: Essence Festival 2015

On July 2-5, Fight Colorectal Cancer expanded its awareness into a thriving community that welcomed the message of colorectal cancer prevention:  the Essence Music Festival. Partnerships Manager Michell Baker, along with her sisters and long-time advocates LaRisha and Marsha, traveled…  Read More

Fight CRC Founder Receives Prestigious Jagelman Award

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) awards Fight CRC’s Nancy Roach for outstanding work in colorectal cancer advocacy Alexandria, Va. – June 29, 2015 –Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) Founder and Chair of the Board Nancy Roach accepted…  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…  Read More

One Million Strong Nashville A New Experience

by Shawna Snyder Last year I was involved in the 2014 One Million Strong (OMS) event in NYC at Grand Central Terminal, and it was awesome! The energy was high and we had advocates travel from near and far to…  Read More