I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN) Leadership Summit and Lobby Day in Washington, DC. We met on Capitol Hill with volunteers from 50 states to ask congress for increased research funding, palliative care and colorectal screening. We are all advocates, and there is no special training involved. One thing I've learned over the past few years, is that small actions create big changes. One person can make a difference, but there is definitely strength in numbers!