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A Walk Across America: From An Insider

“Listen Adam and Libby,” said my dad. Meanwhile, my mom sat next to him with tears streaming down her face “your mom has been diagnosed with colon cancer. She is going to be okay though. We will get through this.” My eight year-old self asked,…

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Hiking with an Ostomy? Don’t let it slow you down

Q&A with Doug Dallmann Long summer days are a great time to enjoy the outdoors – especially hiking. But before hitting the trails, it’s important to be prepared. Doug Dallman, stage III colorectal cancer survivor, is an avid hiker and nature enthusiast. He’s also an…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Eric Sherman from Maryland

Meet Eric Patient/Survivor Severna Park, Maryland Eric’s Story I was diagnosed with an anal fissure 9 years ago, and recently started having similar symptoms. Since I was 47, my G.I. doctor didn’t seemed too concerned, and asked if I thought I wanted to have a…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Nikki Moore from Oregon

Meet Nikki Caregiver/Loved One Portland, Oregon Nikki’s Story It was June of 2015 and life was in full swing.  We had two businesses; Matt was running his financial firm and I was running my mental health therapy private practice. We had a condo DIY kitchen…

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When Two Worlds Collide

Meet Nancy Levesque, Fight CRC’s new Director of Communications Personal Connection to CRC Every year, my mother dreads going in for her colonoscopy, but really, who doesn’t? The prep makes her sick for days. But for the last several years, she has had polyps removed,…

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Oysters, Baseball and Stepping Down

I recently looked up the meaning of the phrase “the world is your oyster.” I found myself using it in a conversation and wondered how explaining the idea of “anything is possible” got wrapped up into the world of sea creatures. Rumor has it that…

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Climb for A Cure Goes Virtual!

Climb for a Cure 2018 is upon us and for the third year in a row, Fight CRC will be summiting a beautiful Colorado 14er in the prime hiking month of July! This annual event continues to grow and we are so excited for more…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Renee Lewis from Kentucky

Meet Renee Patient / Survivor Shelbyville, Kentucky Renee’s Story My story begins in the summer of 2014. My oldest son had just graduated high school and the following week I came down with what I thought was a stomach virus. I spent an entire weekend…

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Awarding Amazing Advocates in 2018!

A favorite tradition at Fight CRC is recognizing individuals who embody the spirit of what it means to be a Fight Colorectal Cancer advocate at the Celebration Dinner. While our community is a strong force with several members giving time and passion, each year several…

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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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