Q&A with Dr. Darrell Gray for Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month – a time to stimulate greater health education efforts and address health concerns that minority populations face. Fight CRC took time to speak with Dr. Darrell Gray about minority health and colorectal cancer. Dr. Darrell Gray is the Director…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Renee Lewis from Kentucky

Meet Renee Patient / Survivor Shelbyville, Kentucky Renee’s Story My story begins in the summer of 2014. My oldest son had just graduated high school and the following week I came down with what I thought was a stomach virus. I spent an entire weekend…

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Awarding Amazing Advocates in 2018!

A favorite tradition at Fight CRC is recognizing individuals who embody the spirit of what it means to be a Fight Colorectal Cancer advocate at the Celebration Dinner. While our community is a strong force with several members giving time and passion, each year several…

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Watching Advocacy Make An Impact

March 2018 has been a whirlwind. We’ve seen advocates coast to coast showing up to events that promote awareness, encourage screenings, and push for better policies for patients and their families. As the leader for advocacy in the colorectal community, we are particularly proud of…

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2018 Call-on Congress Day Two Recap

Day 2 of Call-on Congress was packed with information, training and planning for Fight Colorectal Cancer advocates’ Hill Day on Mar. 20. The main theme throughout Day 2? The power of advocacy. The day started by welcoming Fight CRC’s junior advocates on stage. This year,…

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2018 Call-on Congress Day One Recap

 For the 12th year in a row, advocates from all over the country are attending Call-on Congress in Washington, D.C. Fight Colorectal Cancer organizes this event every year to bring together those affected by colorectal cancer and take them to Capitol Hill, where they…

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What to do if you’re not at Call-on Congress this week

While today is full of green, tomorrow we plan to turn everything BLUE. Whether you can’t make it to D.C. for personal or health reasons (or because we unfortunately sold out fast!) there’s still hope- You can join us from HOME! How to Join Call-on…

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Medical Marijuana and Cancer Side Effects: What’s the hype?

The use of cannabis, both recreational and medical, has undergone many years of scrutiny and challenge. Currently, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration has marijuana and its products listed as a schedule I controlled substance, therefore, under federal law it can not be prescribed, used…

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Colorectal Cancer Patients to Congress:  Help Save Lives!

For the twelfth straight year, advocates of Fight Colorectal Cancer will travel to Capitol Hill to ask lawmakers for their support in the prevention, detection and treatment of colorectal cancer. This year, 150 advocates will travel in from all across the U.S. and Puerto Rico…

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