Carol Hall

Meet the One Million Strong- Carol Hall from Texas

Meet Carol Patient / Survivor Spring, Texas Carol’s Story When I was 42, I went to see my primary care physician because I had some bleeding “down there” that had been going on for a couple of weeks. He thought it was probably nothing, but…

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Jay Sherfey

Meet the One Million Strong- Jay Sherfey from Massachusetts

Meet Jay Patient / Survivor Westboto, Massachusetts Jay’s Story In 2012, I was an active 59-year-old with only a marginal blood pressure problem. Then I found myself wondering why my bowel movements started to look different. Colonoscopies found nothing significant, but something was definitely changing….

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Marsha Baker

Meet the One Million Strong- Marsha Baker from California

Meet Marsha Family Member/Friend of Patient Orange, California Marsha’s Story My father was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in June 2007. After a hard-fought 10-month battle, he passed away at the young age of 56. At the time, my family had no known history…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Katherine Berry from New Mexico

Meet Katherine Patient / Survivor Clovis, New Mexico Katherine’s Story I was humiliated to tell my doctor that I have been noticing blood in my stool. I was embarrassed  when I left his office with a prescription that could solve my problems. Six months down…

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LaRisha Baker

Meet the One Million Strong- LaRisha Baker from Oregon

Meet LaRisha Family Member/Friend of Patient Portland, Oregon LaRisha’s Story My first visit to Call on Congress was in 2009 after losing my daddy to colon cancer in 2008. My daddy was diagnosed with late stage IV colon cancer just ten months before his passing…

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Roy Duhe

Meet the One Million Strong- Roy Duhe from Mississippi

Meet Roy Family member / Advocate Madison, Mississippi Roy’s Story My family has had more than its share of people who’ve died from various cancers, including colorectal cancers. A few years ago I realized that my state, Mississippi, had no coordinated effort to prevent and…

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Angela Thompson

Meet the One Million Strong- Angela Thompson from Florida

Meet Angela Patient / Survivor Jacksonville, Florida Angela’s Story After delivering a healthy baby on May 27, 2016, I began to get sick, lost weight, experienced loose stools. I was 38 years old.  An abdominal mass was confirmed by an ultrasound. After receiving a CT I learned…

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Alison Tucker

Meet the One Million Strong- Alison Tucker from Utah

Meet Alison Family Member/Friend of Patient Stansbury park, Utah Alison’s Story My brother Eric was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in 2012 at the age of 28. Doctors told him  any younger siblings needed to be screened as well. I’m the youngest, and when I went…

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Meet the One Million Strong – The Johnson Family

In 2015 we met the Johnson family because 8-year-old Zack wanted to dedicate his birthday to support his dad. We fell in love with their darling family – Caroline and Scott, Zack and his twin brothers Jake and Ben. Below is their story as told…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Tracie Clarke from Illinois

Meet Tracie Patient / Survivor Wheaton, Illinois Tracie’s Story I was diagnosed one month into a new marriage with plans of living abroad. Instead of romance and travel, we were scheduling surgeries and chemotherapy. I knew what this road looked like, and how it can…

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