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One Voice Matters A Whole Awful Lot - by Trish Lannon, survivor and advocate “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. – Dr. Seuss” This quote from Dr. Seuss is one I think of a lot when I am advocating for colorectal cancer. Well, if I am being honest, it’s a quote I started…  Read More http://ow.ly/2ZfABq
Trish Lannon's experience about sharing her survivor story during a Hill Briefing for screening innovations.
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Meet the One Million Strong – Carla G from New Mexico - Meet Carla Carla Gonzalez, family member Portales, New Mexico Carla’s Story My mother was the strongest, most influential person I’ve known, and I was blessed to call her mine! My mom was very sick, and after a month in the hospital,  she was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. Unfortunately for her, during the years she…  Read More http://ow.ly/2Z7aeF
Meet Carla, part of the One Million Strong who lost her mother to colorectal cancer. Find out what One Million Strong means to her.
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Anesthesia, Colonoscopy and Co-Pays - There’s a new update on colonoscopy coverage! Guidance from Health and Human Services (HHS) indicates that issuers cannot impose cost-sharing for anesthesia services performed in connection with preventive colonoscopies. We’ll break it down a little bit… The Background Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there has been confusion about preventive colorectal cancer screening and costs.…  Read More http://ow.ly/2YEaQf
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Meet the One Million Strong – Scott P. from Indiana - Meet Scott Scott Pollack, survivor Indianapolis, IN Scott’s Story In late 2007 I was diagnosed with stage III colorectal cancer. The year leading up to my diagnosis, I wasn’t feeling quite right and I knew something was wrong, but I didn’t know what. Being that I was 52 years old at the time and had a family history…  Read More http://ow.ly/2YyD4e
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PACES Trial S0820 – CRC CLINICAL TRIAL UPDATE - Since the inception of Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC), we have advocated for and supported cancer research. Today kicks off the first off many blogs where I will update you on the latest clinical trials for colorectal cancer research. Learn the process of clinical trials. NCI’s Colon Task Force First – some background. Nancy Roach, our founder…  Read More http://ow.ly/2YmyI3
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Meet the One Million Strong – Connie Sivert -   My son, David K.Sivert III, passed away on April 26, 2014 after battling colon cancer for three years. He was only 21 years old. The year he was diagnosed he was on his way to college to play football and get his welding degree. We live in a small town but the support he had…  Read More http://ow.ly/2YgPHz
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May 2015 Webinar– Liver Metastases - About the Webinar A common site for advanced colorectal cancer to spread is the liver. In this webinar we will discuss why that happens and some treatment options available for patients facing liver metastases. Presented By: MARWAN G. FAKIH, M.D. Dr. Fakih received his Medical Doctorate from the American University of Beirut in 1992. He subsequently…  Read More http://ow.ly/2Za7fr
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Meet the One Million Strong – Jenny R. from Florida - Meet Jenny Jenny Rice, survivor Tampa, FL Jenny’s Story I have not personally been effected by colorectal cancer, but I  have been effected by cancer. Over  21 years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  I underwent a lumpectomy and then a mastectomy three weeks later.  I did six months of chemotherapy and five years of…  Read More http://ow.ly/2YQ3mS
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Cancer Screening Innovations Hill Briefing - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Danielle Burgess, Fight Colorectal Cancer Fight CRC Advocates for Cancer Screening Innovations at Hill Briefing   Fight CRC jointly hosts a hill briefing on colorectal cancer screening with ACS CAN, Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic on May 18. Alexandria, Va. – May 13, 2015 – Two representatives from Fight Colorectal Cancer…  Read More http://ow.ly/2YBsWS
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It's Clinical Trials Awareness Week - make sure you know the 3 steps & see how we make step #1 very easy: http://ow.ly/MCtiy #CTAW
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Fight Colorectal Cancer is a leading colorectal cancer advocacy organization.
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Fight Colorectal Cancer is empowering survivors to raise their voices, training advocates around the country, and educating lawmakers in pushing them for better policies to fight Colorectal Cancer.  

You can help by being an advocate and take action - also anything you give is much appreciated.