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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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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Ronnie&Sherri

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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Meet the One Million Strong – Mia Batista from Oklahoma

MEET MIA /CONOZCA A MIA Patient/Survivor Paciente/Sobreviviente Oklahoma City, Oklahoma MIA’S STORY/LA HISTORIA DE MIA As told by Mia’s mother, Brenda / Contada for la mamá de Mia, Brenda Mia is 11 years old and had always been a very active child. She never had…

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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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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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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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