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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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Meet the One Million Strong- Kim Houston from Georgia

Meet Kim Survivor/Patient Atlanta, Georgia Kim’s Story Kim was diagnosed with stage III colorectal cancer at age 45. Now it is her mission to educate those under 50 about the signs and symptoms. So many young people are ignoring the symptoms like I did. I…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Jacqueline Schrader from Kansas

Meet Jacqueline Survivor/Patient Emporia, Kansas Jacqueline’s Story Although the fight through cancer felt like I was alone, there were so many people who impacted my fight and my recovery. I was not alone, and it was the people around me, from Brian the intake guy…

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Grief and Stress Management Strategies

Fight Colorectal Cancer’s 12th annual Call-on Congress is just around the corner! Survivors, caregivers and colorectal cancer champions will be convening in Washington, D.C for three days to push for policies surrounding colorectal cancer (CRC), and to educate and empower elected officials to raise their…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Kenny Toye from New York

Meet Kenny Survivor/Patient Albany, New York Kenny’s Story My name is Kenny Toye, I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colorectal cancer when I was 25-years-old. After my family’s farm in Eastern Washington State burned down in the middle of the winter, I decided to finish…

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