Erin

Meet the One Million Strong- Erin Verscheure from Michigan

Meet Erin Patient / Survivor Clinton Township, MI Erin’s Story On Aug. 31 2016 at 18 years old, I was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer. I had just graduated high school, and was thrown into the real world quickly. My life before cancer included…

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Brian’s Climb For A Cure

by Brian Threlkeld  Each step required two labored breaths. My legs ached and my lungs begged for air, but I couldn’t believe where both had brought me. I had to remind myself to admire my surroundings. The Rocky Mountains stretched to the north and to…

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Two Powerful Voices – The Gibson Sisters

It started out with a quick selfie. Elsa and Carrie Gibson searched online looking for support and information. Their dad was sick with late-stage colorectal cancer. They needed answers. As they sought information, they stumbled across pictures with the hashtag #StrongArmSelfie. They decided to join in….

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Colonoscopy Prep Tips

Prep – it’s one of the most dreaded steps involved in getting screened for colorectal cancer via colonoscopy. There’s a lot of reasons why. The prep drink tastes salty to some. Few enjoy a mad dash to the toilet. Plus, there’s several prep options to do…

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Jenna Detko

Meet the One Million Strong- Jenna Detko from Minnesota

Meet Jenna Patient / Survivor Little Canada, Minnesota Jenna’s Story I have always been healthy. I had never contracted the flu or common cold, or even the stomach issues that some of my friends complained about. Once I realized my symptoms, it was too late. Nov….

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Frankie Melendez

Meet the One Million Strong- Frankie Melendez from Arkansas

Meet Frankie Patient / Survivor North Little Rock, Arkansas Frankie’s Story From Jul. through Aug. 2015 I experienced four main colon cancer symptoms. At the time I did not know that these were symptoms that I needed to look out for. Those symptoms included severe stomach/abdominal…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Elizabeth Navarra from New York

Meet Elizabeth Patient / Survivor Monroe, New York Elizabeth’s Story I was diagnosed stage IV colon cancer on Jan. 28, 2013. I had metastasis to my liver, lungs, as well as activity in adrenal lymph nodes. I was treated with chemo and surgery followed by…

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Leigh Ann Kearney

Meet the One Million Strong- Leigh Ann Kearney from New York

Meet Leigh Caregiver Lynbrook, New York Leigh’s Story My husband was diagnosed with stage III colorectal cancer in 2014 at the age of 47. He had no symptoms. His doctor ran a routine blood test required to get his blood pressure medication re-filled, and found…

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Michael Flippin

Meet the One Million Strong- Michael Flippin from New Jersey

Meet Michael Patient / Survivor Hopatcong, New Jersey Michael’s Story We all have certain dates that we all remember. For me some of those dates are December 3rd (my birthday), March 23rd (my wife Kim’s birthday) and September 27th (our wedding anniversary). I can now…

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