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White House Announces March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

The White House has issued an official press release that shares the national proclamation recognizing March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. We received a presidential proclamation in 2014 for the first time since 2001 followed by proclamations in 2015 and 2016. On June 30, 2017, alongside 14 organizations, we…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Doug Schwartz from Texas

Meet Doug Friend of a Patient San Angelo, Texas Doug’s Story During Clint Cummings fight I saw the debilitating speed this beast has and how devastating it was to those around him. This realization came on the heels of a close friend from high school…

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LARS Q&A with Survivor Terry Elliott

Low anterior resection syndrome (also known as LARS) is a collection of symptoms or issues patients have after undergoing an anastomosis of the colon low in the rectum. This is a type of surgery involving the resection or removal of part of, or the entire, rectum…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Heather Hardecopf from Minnesota

Meet Heather Caregiver Elk River, Minnesota Heather’s Story The Wedding Day. It is this wonderful blissful day filled with joy and expectation. I did have a bit of perspective on my own wedding day, as my Dad was skipping his final Chemotherapy treatment in order…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Kellie Hoffman from West Virginia

Meet Kellie Caregiver Ona, West Virginia Kellie’s Story I Fight For: Linda Crump After watching my mom battle colon cancer for 10 years and eventually die from it, I feel I need to be educating others and helping others deal with all the aspects of…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Jennifer Wesselmann from Illinois

Meet Jennifer Patient/Survivor Pocahontas, Illinois  Jennifer’s Story After a strong fight against colorectal cancer, Jennifer passed away in December 2017. We will keep fighting everyday in her memory. To donate in Jennifer’s memory, click here. I Fight For: Myself When diagnosed 11 years ago, they…

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Kevin Jonas, Sr. Joins Fight CRC As National Spokesman

Did you see People Magazine today!? We’re featured alongside stage II survivor Kevin Jonas, Sr., a NEW national spokesman for Fight CRC in an EXCLUSIVE article launching in PEOPLE Health! We are working together to save lives! This article is the first time Kevin has…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Dana Georges from Indiana

Meet Dana Caregiver Fort Wayne, Indiana Dana’s Story I Fight For: my late husband, Jean Georges, Jr.;  my son, Mattaeo ; brother, Dustin  and all colon cancer survivors, caregivers, and families affected by this disease I became very involved in cancer advocacy efforts after losing…

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American Cancer Society and Fight Colorectal Cancer Rally Celebrities, Survivors and Experts to Raise Awareness About Colorectal Cancer Screening

The American Cancer Society, Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) and the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable will kick off Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month on March 8 at Smashbox Studios. The event will feature survivors, partners, experts, and celebrity guests, including actor Luke Perry, country singer Craig Campbell, and reporter and…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Heather Schiller from Georgia

Meet Heather Patient / Survivor Peachtree Corners, Georgia Heather’s Story On Father’s Day weekend 2012, the trajectory of our lives forever changed when my dad’s cousin and roommate called with news. Cancer. Terminal. Six months to a year. Daddy was 62 years old and had…

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