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Call-On Congress

Call-on Congress is a three-day event where colon and rectal cancer survivors, caregivers and loved ones from all over the U.S. unite to make their voices heard in Washington, D.C.

About Call-On Congress

fight-crc-colon-cancer-advocates-donald-payne-jrAs representatives of the colorectal cancer community, we must educate and empower our elected officials to raise their voices in the fight against colorectal cancer.

You want to make sure the next time your representatives vote on policies impacting colorectal cancer patients, they think of YOU and YOUR STORY.

Our event in Washington, D.C. on March 18-20 is SOLD OUT. To join our waitlist, please register here.

We want you there in spirit!

Scroll down – there’s a lot you can do from home!

Live Streams from D.C.

We will be live-streaming several panels so you can watch and participate from home! View the agenda.

Facebook LIVE:

  • Sunday, 3/18 at 9:30 EST to see the Global Colorectal Cancer Leadership Panel
  • Monday, 3/19 at 3pm EST to see the colorectal cancer groups from all over the country

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Watch it Here!

Tune in RIGHT HERE where we will also be live-streaming several panels during day 1 and 2 of Call-on Congress:

    • Sunday, 3/18 from 11-12pm EST – Keynote address with Dr. Richard Goldberg and Andrea (Andi) Dwyer’s discussion on how Fight CRC is investing in critical research programs.

  • 3/19 from 10:20-11am – Healthcare Reform Deep Dive and Screening Loophole Bill Update with Karen Pollitz from Kaiser Family Foundation and Caroline Powers from ACS CAN.

Want to ask a question? Tweet it & make sure to tag @FightCRC and add the hashtag #ConC2018!


Take Action

We have many ways for you to engage from home:

  Sign the Petition
Add your name to the list of advocates demanding CRC research funding!

More to come… stay tuned!


Travel Logistics

Call-on Congress is a life-changing experience! If you’re traveling to D.C. we can’t wait to see you!

If you’re attending Call-on Congress in D.C., RSVP in our Facebook event for real-time event updates.

Here’s a few additional links:

Breakout Sessions
FAQ and Travel Information
Registration & Waitlist Link
Contact Us


Agenda & Speakers

We have an amazing agenda full of new and exciting speakers. For our D.C. attendees we’re also introducing breakout sessions! If you’re tuning in from home, we’ll be live-streaming several panels!

Breakout Sessions   Download Agenda



Thanks to the generosity of individual donations to the scholarship fund, we have offered full and partial scholarships to several advocates in 2018!

These scholarships cover the cost of registration, the celebration dinner and staying in D.C.

Congratulations to the following first-time and veteran scholarship recipients for 2018:

LaRisha Baker, Ivory Brunisma, Dana George, Mandi Griffin, Erica Hoffman, Deborah Kanter, Julie Krause, Caroline Johnson, Claudette Judkins, Florence Kurtilla, Jovannie Lorenzo, Gina Menoscal, Victor Menoscal, Carol Reinhard, Frank Salvi, Valarie Schlosser, Keven Stonewall, Carleen Taylor, Chereka Thompson, Holly Westfall, and Tim Wright.

Thank you to the Schrack family for making these scholarships possible!

To help get more advocates to the Hill next year, make a donation!

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!





Thank you to our 2018 Partners!