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Two NBA Teams to Host Colorectal Cancer Awareness Nights on March 30

On March 30, 2018 both the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Portland Trail Blazers will host Colorectal Cancer Awareness Nights during their home games. The evenings are being supported by the national colorectal cancer nonprofit, Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC), with the goal of raising awareness…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Paul Shadle from Nebraska

Meet Paul Survivor/Patient Omaha, Nebraska Paul’s Story I want to make an impact by discussing screening options to as many people as possible. Spreading the word about screening and this terrible disease will hopefully save someone’s life. Most importantly supporting research so that one day…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Beth from New Hampshire

Meet Beth Patient/survivor Londonderry, NH Beth’s Story 2017. A year that began with utter shock, fear, tears, and uncertainty. A year that began with cancer. On the morning of Jan. 10, 2017, I was delivered the news sitting in a blue reclining chair, with my…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Julie Thomas from Arizona

Meet Julie Family member of a patient Chandler, Arizona Julie’s Story I lost my first husband and the father of my two boys when he was 37-years-old to colon cancer. Many times I feel so helpless in the fight. Fight CRC has given me an…

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Research Highlights from GI ASCO 2018

In January, the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Gastrointestinal Symposium (GI ASCO 2018) concluded after several thousand researchers, clinicians and patient advocates passed through the doors of the Moscone West Building in San Francisco, CA. This year brought new excitement, ideas and groups together to…

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Meet the One Million Strong- The Gibson Sisters

Meet the Gibson Sisters Strong Arm Selfie’s for their dad After their dad was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer, Carrie, Joy and Elsa Gibson decided to document his journey through Facebook as a way to keep friends and family informed. One day, one of…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Mandi Griffin from Texas

Meet Mandi Survivor/ Patient Sherman, Texas Mandi’s Story I was originally brushed off when I went to the ER with severe symptoms. The doctors didn’t even give me a proper exam before sending me out the door. I knew something wasn’t right with my body….

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Take Care of Your Heart this Valentine’s Day

Cancer survivors know that some side effects linger. Colorectal cancer patients may experience neuropathy, fear of recurrence, and other side effects years after cancer treatment ends. In addition, there are other non-cancer related co-morbidities that can arise as time goes on as well. A comorbidity…

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