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Simply Amazing: Recap of Day 2 of 2014 Call-on Congress

Simply Amazing: Recap of Day 2 of 2014 Call-on Congress

It’s difficult to encapsulate today through a blog post and a few photos we snapped. Today will definitely go down in the Fight Colorectal Cancer history books as one of the greatest days we experienced as an organization. Not only did we participate in events that escalated our cause and confirmed that colorectal cancer is a national priority. We got to share in the moments amongst all of our advocates attending Call-on Congress. Here are a few highlights of the day: ASCO building – we trotted through the snow this morning and entered a jaw-dropping, beautiful meeting space at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) building. Advocates heard from

Tuesday Recap | 2013 Call-on Congress

I’ve never served in the military but I can only imagine what soldiers go through the night before they leave for deployment or battle. Years of training and preparation lead up to the big day. It’s the military-version of starring on Broadway. It must feel similar to tonight – the hours before we hit the Hill during the Call-on Congress. The fight against colorectal cancer feels like war sometimes. Battle after battle (or doctor’s visits, scans, surgeries and procedures) create a war on many fronts… whether you’re the patient in the hospital bed or the loved one holding their hand. But after a day like today’s Call-on Congress, those of

What will we do at the 2013 Call-on Congress?

Call-on Congress harnesses the passion of those impacted by colorectal cancer and helps them make a difference when it comes to the law. Some of us come as survivors. Others of us sign up as caregivers, widows, researchers, physicians, friends and family. (See some of the reasons the 2013 attendees signed up!) Regardless of our relationship with the disease, we all fight for the same thing:  a cure. Fight Colorectal Cancer’s 2013 Call-on Congress takes us one step further to that goal. As the 80+ attendees pack their bags this week and prepare to ascend on Capitol Hill, take a look at what’s in store for the 2013 Call-on Congress.

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