Finding My Voice

Kristina Smith is a loving widow, mother, teacher and basketball coach in Hollister, MO. She has one son, Porter (3), step-daughter, Lilly (15), and two fur babies, Molly and Daisy. Kristina enjoys basketball, watching her daughter play volleyball, and riding four-wheelers and looking for deer…

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Fight Colorectal Cancer Hosts National Showcase in Nashville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nonprofit advocacy organization celebrates cancer survivors and caregivers at the One Million Strong Showcase as a finale to Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Nobody should face colon or rectal cancer since it’s a preventable disease, yet each year 140,000 are diagnosed and 50,000…

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RECAP: NASDAQ Bell Ringing 2016

In true March tradition around Fight CRC, this week we participated in a closing bell ceremony at NASDAQ thanks to our board member David Wicks. It’s how we’ve kicked off a March full of awareness over the past several years. It’s an annual tradition and a…

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Remembering Patsy

“We have to keep educating them. We have to make sure people are aware!” Those were the last words Patsy told me just 12 days ago. With spiky streaks of blue painted in her hair and a smile that masked the pain she felt while…

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The OMS Collection – What Is It?!

One of the favorite parts of my job is getting to monitor our Fight CRC Instagram and Twitter accounts and watch you guys. I often skim through photos on social media with the hashtag #coloncancer, #coloncancerawareness and #fightcrc to see what you guys are up to….

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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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Keep Coming Back for More – Pam Seijo

Pam Seijo, Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) Co-Chair On August 19, 2000, as I was preparing for my 17th year of teaching, I finally gave into the pain and was admitted to the hospital. My colon had ruptured and I was given the grim diagnosis of…

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Fight Colorectal Cancer Launches Meghan King Edmonds PSAs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 15, 2016 – Colorectal cancer impacts one in 20 people, including those with “fancy” lives. Reality star Meghan King Edmonds has partnered with Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) to share her personal experience with the disease through a :30…

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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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Meet the One Million Strong – Joe Jung from Illinois

Meet Joe Joe Jung, stage IV colon cancer survivor Lisle, Illinois Joe’s Story At age 40, after being diagnosed as anemic, I was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. After my colonoscopy, I was devastated with the results. I had a minefield of thousands of…

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