3x Cancer Survivor Turned Research Advocate

Wenora Johnson is a stage III colon cancer survivor, advocate, and member of Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) program. She resides in Joliet, Illinois. First Him, Now Me I never knew it would happen to me. I knew the trials and…

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Perspectiva de una Hija: La Experiencia de ser Cuidadora

Llamamos cuidadores a las personas que cuidan a los seres queridos que han sido diagnosticados con cáncer. Esposos/as, parejas, hijos/as, amigos y familiares cercanos pueden tomar parte en el rol de cuidador. Este tipo de cuidadores no reciben salario; lo hacen por amor.  Los cuidadores…

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Meet Joanna Haydon from Missouri

Patient/Survivor St. Louis, Mo Joanna’s Story My name is Joanna Haydon.  A few words to describe me: 31, athletic, writer, attorney, cyclist, positive, proactive. On May 13, 2019, my life changed forever when three unexpected words were uttered to me: You have Cancer.   For…

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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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4 Holiday Gift Ideas that Fight Colorectal Cancer

Well, Thanksgiving is over folks. And that means that the holiday season is now fully unleashed… although many of you were already sneaking in holiday songs and decor WEEKS ago. As shoppers ramp up this weekend, scour the ads for gift ideas and plunder retail…

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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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