Chris Ganser

An Unforeseen Passion

  Chris Ganser is a stage IV colon cancer survivor diagnosed at age 34. He is featured in Colondar 2.0 by The Colon Club and is a Fight CRC advocate. He’s been involved in advocacy on the Hill, research advocacy and most recently, he joined…

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Keeping it Brief: Affordable Care Act

UPDATE – JANUARY 2017: There is a lot of uncertainty regarding the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Although Congress is currently working on a replacement plan, you can still secure healthcare coverage through the Marketplace. The deadline to enroll is January 31, 2017. If…

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Campaign for Cures: Vote for Medical Progress!

Research is critical to the advancement of medical progress. Research provides hope to patients. Campaign For Cures: Vote for Medical Progress!, a national voter education initiative launched by Research!America, is urging candidates running for national office to share their views and commit to making faster…

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iRacing for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Ben Cox joined us on the Hill for his first time three years ago as an advocate. He advocates alongside his mother Susan and brother Andrew on behalf of his late father, Randy Cox. Ben’s advocacy is seen both on and off the Hill. Check…

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Advocate Spotlight: Suzanne Lindley

Suzanne Lindley has lived with metastatic colorectal cancer since 1998. She founded YES! Beat Liver Tumors (an organization for individuals living with metastatic liver tumors) and advocates for Fight Colorectal Cancer. From Humble Beginnings I knew nothing about advocacy before meeting Dusty Weaver and Jim Wetekam just over…

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800 Messages to Congress!

The August Recess Challenge is part of our “boots on the ground” strategy at Fight CRC. Advocates take action year-round from home using our advocacy portal, but the August Recess in Congress presents a unique opportunity to engage with them. We capitalize on when members work “in district”…

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IT'S NOT JUST HYPE: YOUR VOICE MATTERS

“Your voice matters!” I say it at least a few times a day to our advocates. Because it does. YOUR VOICE matters. Every survivor, caregiver and loved one’s voice matters. No matter how big or small. On August 1, two reality TV stars used their…

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Anjee Davis: Meghan and Heather Were the Real Deal

Fight Colorectal Cancer President Anjee Davis dishes on what it was like to be on reality TV and have Bravo attend our 10th annual Call-on Congress. We’ve tried to keep it a surprise and been SO EXCITED FOR TONIGHT!! Last March when the Washington Post…

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Highlights from the Hill – July 2016

Fight CRC’s D.C.-based policy strategist Margaret Carvin meets year-round with members of Congress and coalition partners to make sure your voice is heard. Highlights from the Hill is a monthly column featuring important meetings she’s attended and detailed information on high -priority issues. Her meetings…

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Moonshot Summit Recap

On June 29, Vice President Biden convened a National Cancer Moonshot Summit at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He invited patient groups, medical professionals and advocates across the country to host local Summits of their own as part of the Moonshot Initiative. As an organization…

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