Colorectal cancer alliance buddy program, sharing experiences
You know better than anyone
Looking for a way to pay it forward? Join the Buddy Program®
As a survivor or caregiver, you know better than anyone else what it is like to go through treatment, how to deal with side effects, and how to manage all the emotions—highs and lows—that come with a cancer diagnosis. Share your experience and expertise by volunteering as a peer-to-peer Buddy to another patient, survivor, or family member.
Our certified Patient & Family Support Navigators are here to connect you with a vetted Buddy who has been through a similar diagnosis to offer meaningful and useful advice that helped them get through colorectal cancer.
Kim is a seven-year stage IV survivor who was diagnosed at 35 years old
Kim Newcomer is a passionate and tireless Buddy to so many who are newly diagnosed under 50. Her devotion to helping others is like no other and her story gives hope to everyone she meets. She never stops sharing the message of screening and survivorship in her role as a Board Member for the Arizona Chapter of the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, Phoenix Undy RunWalk Chairperson, and Co-Chair of the Fundraising and Development committee for Never Too Young.