Meet the One Million Strong – Marilis Cruz from Delaware

Meet Marilis Marilis Cruz, family member Newark, Delaware Marilis’s Story I lost my mom five months ago and the only thing that keeps me going is raising awareness. I never thought this could happen to me or my family. My mother was a fighter! She beat cancer…

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Event Recap: An Evening with Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra

North-central New Mexico may draw thousands for the International Balloon Fiesta, but on October 8, people from all over the country gathered in Santa Fe to see Ottmar Liebert perform and support Fight Colorectal Cancer. An Evening with Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra was remarkable….

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Meet the One Million Strong – Austin Stewart from Alabama

Meet Austin Austin Stewart, colorectal cancer survivor Hazel Green, Alabama Austin’s Story I am 35 years old, father of two, U.S. Army Veteran serving in OIF an OEF.  In May of 2015 I was diagnosed with colorectal cancer.  I noticed something off and decided to get checked out by…

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Celebrity Housewife Speaks Out About Colorectal Cancer

Meghan King Edmonds, star of The Real Housewives of Orange County, raises awareness and funds for Fight CRC to support her late friend, LeAnn Edmonds Horton. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 20, 2015 – Reality star Meghan King Edmonds is partnering with Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC)…

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Ottmar Liebert Plays Benefit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Evening planned to raise awareness and funds for Fight Colorectal Cancer and celebrate survivors Santa Fe, N.M., August 19, 2015 – Santa Fe’s Grammy award nominee Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra will return home to perform at the Lensic Performing Art Center on Oct….

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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, I had surgery at Cleveland…

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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 cancer?  I wish I did….

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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 to New Orleans to work…

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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 the prestigious Jagelman award from…

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