Every day in March, Fight CRC will feature a new Awareness Ambassador. All of our Ambassadors are sharing their own very personal stories so that we can work to break down barriers to screening.

Melissa Eckert

Survivor
Missouri

“I’m a stage IV survivor and nurse. I want to help lower the age for colonoscopies and remove the stigma from colorectal cancer. Together, we need to spread awareness. No one fights alone! I have reached out to many cancer patients in my area and brought them into support groups and help navigate them through the process of second opinions and surgical/testing options.”

 

There are over 1 million colorectal cancer survivors in the United States.
There are 30+ million that need to be screened. Let’s break down barriers to screening. 

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