2018 Climb for a Cure

Join the Virtual Climb for a Cure!

Climb for a Cure 2019 is upon us and for the fourth year in a row, Fight CRC will be summiting a beautiful Colorado peak in the prime hiking month of July! Our aim is to raise more research dollars while also deepening the bonds…

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Call on Congress

2019 March Impact Report: No One Fights Alone

Videography: Evan Cantwell Photography: Brian Threlkeld & Evan Cantwell  Chanting, texting, or hashtagging, stage IV survivor, John MacLeod often reminds me of his mantra “no one fights alone.” Next, to John, I can always count on seeing his equally-feisty powerhouse of a wife, Angie Nicholas…

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Meet Ambassadors Ronald and Sherri Ard

Every day in March, Fight CRC will feature a new Awareness Ambassador. All of our Ambassadors are sharing their own very personal stories so that we can work to break down barriers to screening. Ronnie and Sherri Survivor and Caregiver Florida “Had I not refused…

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Why Cancer Is Personal to Us

Happy World Cancer Day! Today’s a day where we lock arms with fellow fighters around the globe and recognize our shared commitment to end this dreaded disease called cancer. Today, we thought about diving into what we’re doing on the Hill. We also thought about introducing you…

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Meet Our Events Manager

I joined Fight CRC in October 2018. Prior to that, I worked for Central Care Cancer Center as the Marketing Manager for their Missouri location. I also have over eight years of marketing and event planning experience through past experiences in Minor League Baseball and…

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Thank You and Farewell

The past four years have been unbelievable. I started with Fight CRC four years ago as an intern while I finished my last year of college. After graduation, I joined the staff full time and was welcomed into this community with open arms. Throughout the…

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Hair Loss During Treatment Can be Traumatic: A Survivor’s Guide to Overcoming

While hair loss is not a life-threatening condition and it is not physically painful, it can affect a person’s mental health–elevating stress and anxiety and reducing quality of life.  Specifically, the literature suggests that female-identified cancer patients, in particular, experience challenges with hair loss on…

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Driving Change

Meet Aubree Thelen, Fight CRC’s new Advocacy Manager I have big shoes to fill as I step into Fight CRC’s Advocacy Manager position. While I am not a survivor myself, cancer has touched my life and the people I love. Watching the personal struggle of…

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Recovery After the Loss of a Loved One

Highlights: Dealing with the death of a friend or family member can lead to a variety of emotional responses Grief is an important part of the recovery process Though they may not make the process easier, there are ways to help manage grief, including counseling,…

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Meet the GAC – Lauren Addy

I will never forget the day that changed my life forever. May 19, 2000 started off as a day like any other. As I went off to school I exchanged the typical “I love you” and “See you later” with my parents. I was a…

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