Abbey Schnell

Meet the One Million Strong- Abbey Schnell from Nebraska

Meet Abbey Abbey Schnell, Patient/Survivor Lincoln, Nebraska Abbey’s Story October 4, 2012 started like any other day. I work from home so I went into my home office to start working. An hour into my shift, my water broke and I was on my way…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Teri Griege from Missouri

Meet Teri Teri Griege, Survivor/Patient St. Louis, Missouri Teri’s Story Everyone has dreams about what they want to be when they grow up. My dream was to one day compete in the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. After running in the Chicago and Boston…

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Rob Vite

Meet the One Million Strong- Robert Vite from Wisconsin

Meet Robert Robert Vite, Survivor/Patient Waukesha, Wisconsin Robert’s Story My name is Rob Vite, I am 35 years old and was diagnosed with stage II colon cancer. I grew up in central Florida, I attended the University of Florida after high school. I started a…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Darin Hosier from Washington

Meet Darin Darin Hosier, Survivor/Patient Bellevue, Washington Darin’s Story I could not shake this pain I had in my back in Oct. 2012 when I was 46. I thought I might have a slipped disc. Later, I experienced severe abdominal pain which led me to…

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Kimberly Austin

Meet the One Million Strong- Kimberly Austin from Ohio

Meet Kimberly Kimberly Austin, Stage IV Patient/Survivor Willowick, Ohio Kimberly’s Story I had my colonoscopy screening at age 50, in 2012, which came back clear. Less than a year later, my bowels changed (frequency, consistency and trace blood) and pelvic ache. The CT, MRI and…

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Carrie Gibson

Meet the One Million Strong- Carrie Gibson from Puerto Rico

Meet Carrie Carrie Gibson, Caregiver San Juan, Puerto Rico Carrie’s Story On December 18th, 2009, I was at a Christmas gathering when I received a call from my twin sister. Our dad, the big boss, the strong one, was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer….

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Meet the One Million Strong- Kimberley Newcomer from Arizona

Meet Kimberley Kimberley Newcomer, Patient/Survivor Maricopa, Arizona Kimberley’s Story In Feb. 2008, after returning from a trip to the Dominican Republic, I went to the doctor complaining of constipation. I was told it was probably just the change of diet on the trip and was…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Sally Wojcik from South Carolina

Meet Sally Sally Wojcik, Patient / Survivor Charleston, South Carolina Sally’s Story Mar. 14, 2016 is a day I will never be able to forget, because changed the course of my life forever. That’s the day I was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancerm with metastasis to…

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Robyn Schmid

Meet the One Million Strong- Robyn Schmid from Oklahoma

After a strong fight against colorectal cancer, Robyn passed away in April 2017. We will keep fighting everyday in her memory. To donate in Robyn’s memory, click here. Meet Robyn   Robyn Schmid Tiffie, Stage IVA CRC Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Robyn’s Story Before diagnosis, I had…

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