Remembering Patsy – Make Her Story Heard

In Patsy’s words, “With faith, joy, laughter, dancing, grace, trust and hope, I have pummeled through the tough times, and kicked some serious cancer booty.” Patsy was ready to walk the halls of Congress alongside her mother Sandy on March 16, 2016 at Call-on Congress….

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Featuring: Rhiannon's Music and Tattoos

OMS Contribution:  Rhiannon Ferrie’s Playlist & Tattoo Remembering Her Dad Rhiannon’s father was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer at age 45. After a three-year battle, Rhiannon lost her father to colon cancer. Recently, a close friend and mentor of Rhiannon’s also lost her battle with…

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Bunny Terry – Why I'm in the Fight

Bunny is a native New Mexican, a stage IV colon cancer survivor, a Fight CRC advocate and she has served as a GAC member. A 2012 trip to the ER with what she believed was appendicitis resulted in a diagnosis of colon cancer with liver…

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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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Meet the One Million Strong – Andy Avery from Tennessee

Meet Andy Andy Avery, family member Hickory Withe, Tennessee Andy’s Story Hi folks, I’d like to share the story of my wife Beverly. In March 2012 she was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer and had a tumor the size of a fist removed. Her surgery was followed by intense chemo for 12…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Carla G from New Mexico

Meet Carla Carla Gonzalez, family member Portales, New Mexico Carla’s Story My mother was the strongest, most influential person I’ve known, and I was blessed to call her mine! My mom was very sick, and after a month in the hospital,  she was diagnosed with…

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My Experience with Oral Chemotherapy

by Pam Seijo, advocate & stage IV survivor Back in the early 2000’s, after 21 months of chemo, radiation and surgeries, my body was struggling with blood counts, nutrition and overall existence. My oncologist and surgeon wanted me on chemo, but Irinotecan was doing me…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Joy Henderson

How do YOU define One Million Strong? Each of the one million colorectal cancer survivors is strong and can make a difference, but together we are one million strong and can multiply the difference we can make individually by more than a million. Where have you…

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Advocate Spotlight: Suzan's Thoughts On ASCO

by Fight CRC advocate Suzan Mayberry ASCO – WHAT AN EXPERIENCE What a privilege to attend the 2014 ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) conference at McCormick Place in the windy city of Chicago. This conference was every bit of exciting as my first day…

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