Meet the One Million Strong – DOUG SHARP

How do YOU define One Million Strong? To me, One Million Strong is the collective voice, strength, and determination of all people affected by colorectal cancer who are out to do anything that will improve the lives of everyone living in the colorectal cancer community. Where…

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Meet the One Million Strong – EMILY MAZZETTI

How do YOU define One Million Strong? For me, One Million Strong means that this disease is TOTALLY preventable and people can live healthy, active, normal lives if it is detected early enough.  Having a community of survivors has become really important to me.  I’m lucky…

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Meet the One Million Strong – JAN PLESSNER

How do YOU define One Million Strong? One million is too large for me to get my head around. It just seems like a huge number. It’s hard to really get a grasp on the fact that there are one million colorectal cancer survivors! For me,…

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Meet the One Million Strong – James Meadows, MD

How do YOU define One Million Strong? One Million Strong means I am not alone.  I have a million others to count on, and a million others counting on me.  It means I can face my challenges today with confidence and strength, because no matter what…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Daniel Shockley

How do YOU define One Million Strong? I would define One Million Strong as having the opportunity as Patient Advocates to collectively promote colorectal cancer awareness, screening and prevention.  To me, having a community means that I have the privilege to share my positive attitude…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Lisa Marie McLaughlin

How do YOU define One Million Strong? One Million Strong means that whether you are newly diagnosed or a decade-long survivor, there is a network of individuals who have walked this journey and are willing to support you along your personal path. Where have you drawn…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Amy B. from California

Meet Amy Amy Jo Barnes, Survivor San Jose, California Amy’s Story I was diagnosed with colon cancer on September 30, 2011 at 57 years old during a routine wellness check.  I was blessed to have wonderful doctors, caring nurses, loving friends and wild co-workers who…

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Empowerment Through Advocacy: Jerina Ordono

by Jerina Ordono  LIVING WITH PURPOSE Cancer and my husband taught me how to live and live with a sense of purpose and passion, which brings us to present day and my involvement with Fight Colorectal Cancer. I didn’t go through this life-changing experience of…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Bob Bernecker

How do YOU define One Million Strong? How I would define One Million Strong is: a group of people coming together to help others who need help with their situations and what they are going through (dealing with the cancer, etc).  And also extending a helping…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Joy Henderson

How do YOU define One Million Strong? Each of the one million colorectal cancer survivors is strong and can make a difference, but together we are one million strong and can multiply the difference we can make individually by more than a million. Where have you…

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