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UPDATE: CDC Data from Colorectal Cancer Screening Programs

Since the release of the Trump budget for FY 2018, Fight CRC and our partners have been focused on the effect the budget may have on the future services of the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Colorectal Cancer Screening Programs (CRCCP). In our blog post…

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3 Things to Know About the Healthcare Repeal

With so much happening in healthcare policy, it can be challenging to make sense of it all. So, we wanted to update you on three things you need to know about healthcare reform in Congress. Here’s what Fight CRC is doing to ensure the voices…

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Angel’s Advocacy Bug

Meet Angel Gonzales, our new Grassroots Advocacy Manager, and see why and how she developed a passion for grassroots advocacy and fighting for those with colorectal cancer. Where It Started It’s never too early and it’s never too late to catch the advocacy bug. My…

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CDC’s Screening Program (CRCCP) is at RISK

On May 23, 2017 the Trump Administration released its FY 2018 budget proposal. The proposal includes $3.6 trillion in federal budget cuts intended to balance the federal budget within 10 years. The President’s 2018 budget requests $69 billion for Health and Human Services which is…

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What You Can Do After the House AHCA Vote

What just happened? With the House passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) last week, we know many of you are wondering, “Where do we go from here?” First, it is important to let your member of Congress know how you feel about the…

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Thanks For The Memories – Emily’s Farewell

On Apr. 17, 2013 I was interviewed for my position at Fight Colorectal Cancer and four years later – almost to the date – is my last day as Advocacy Manager. It’s been an incredible ride at Fight CRC. I’ve been incredibly impacted by the…

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Advocates Honored During Call-On Congress

During this year’s Call-on Congress, Fight Colorectal Cancer honored five outstanding individuals who have made a tremendous impact on the fight against colorectal cancer. Community Advocate Award –  Candace Henley, Chad & Sheila Schrack The Community Advocate Award was created to highlight inspiring work to increase awareness,…

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Call-On Congress: Hill Day recap

I’m a freelance journalist. People tell me their stories and I write about them for a living. But during day three of Call-on Congress, I became the storyteller. When I lost my mom in 2015 to colon cancer, I never thought her death would take…

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Call-On Congress: Day Two Recap

Rough weather? No problem! Despite the freezing temperatures and snow, advocates were as passionate as ever during the second day of Call-On Congress. It was an emotionally-charged day in which advocates not only tackled difficult (yet necessary) topics in the fight against colorectal cancer, but…

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Call-On Congress: Day One Recap

Day one of Call-On Congress has ended, but the work of Fight Colorectal Cancer advocates has just begun. 150 advocates from all over the country are meeting in Washington, D.C. to train for their meetings with offices of elected officials. Advocates will be pushing Fight…

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