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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Meet the One Million Strong- Jacqueline Schrader from Kansas

Meet Jacqueline Survivor/Patient Emporia, Kansas Jacqueline’s Story Although the fight through cancer felt like I was alone, there were so many people who impacted my fight and my recovery. I was not alone, and it was the people around me, from Brian the intake guy…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Kenny Toye from New York

Meet Kenny Survivor/Patient Albany, New York Kenny’s Story My name is Kenny Toye, I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colorectal cancer when I was 25-years-old. After my family’s farm in Eastern Washington State burned down in the middle of the winter, I decided to finish…

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Meet the One Million Strong Linda Dawe from Mississippi

Meet Linda Survivor/Patient Gautier, Mississippi Linda’s Story I Fight For: Myself Fight CRC has given me a platform to share my survivorship story and spread the word on screening! More people need to be informed about the dangers of colorectal cancer. My surgeon was the…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Ivory Bruinsma from Washington

Meet Ivory Survivor/Patient Tacoma, Washington Ivory’s Story Cancer changed my life. It made me more self aware and more aware of others. It increased my empathy and care for others. Having gone through something like this it has made me a better, stronger more loving…

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