When Rahimah Phillips was diagnosed with colorectal cancer, she relied on her friends and support from the Colorectal Cancer Alliance to face treatment — and all of the challenges that came with it. Now, she’s managing a recurrence with a strong will to live and return to the life she cherished.
In December of 2020, I was diagnosed with stage IIIb colorectal cancer at age 48. And if you ever wondered how hard it is to fly under the radar fighting cancer while going through a global pandemic, the answer is “a lot easier than you think.”
As the owner of Napa, California-based ONE Flock Wines, Jason was struck with an idea: Every bottle of the 2020 ONE Flock wine sold — both the red and sauvignon blanc — will benefit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance.
Two stories occurring decades apart bookend one Virginia survivor’s journey with colorectal cancer. The first story takes place shortly before humans walked on the moon. The last happened just the other day.
Earlier this year, six allies traveled to the media capital of the world to share their stories on camera. They were the first allies featured as part of the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s Living Legacy Program.
If you were to visit Jeannie Moore at her home, you’d be hard-pressed to miss the dragonflies. Their image is everywhere — decorating her walls, glimmering across stepping stones in the backyard, and on a blanket she curls up with every night.
At 17, most teenagers are a hub of energy, busily taking on the challenges of college prep, managing friends and a budding social life. For Jessica Joseph, a stage III colorectal cancer diagnosis in December 2016 shifted her focus to advocacy on what was once popularly considered an "old man's disease."