Turning a Cold CRC Tumor Hot: Part 2

In part 1 we covered the differences between “hot” and “cold” tumors. To answer the question of what is being done to help CRC patients with non-MSI tumors (the majority of CRC patients), we’ll now discuss immunotherapy concepts for these…  Read More

Turning a Cold CRC Tumor Hot: Part 1

Now that we’re introduced, as promised I wanted to spend my first scientific post on the hottest current topic in oncology research: immunotherapies. First of all: believe the hype. I have been doing oncology research for more than 20 years.…  Read More

Update on Lisa Fund Grant Recipient – Dr. de Miranda

Our Lisa Fund awards grants to late-stage colorectal cancer researchers. This year’s recipient, Dr. Noel FCC de Miranda, received funds to study advanced CRC in early-onset (under 50) patients starting July 1. (We awarded him with a grant in April 2015…  Read More

Dealing With the Cost of Colorectal Cancer

We’re grateful for guest blogger Kelly Alvord from the Patient Advocate Foundation. In this blog she’s helped explain struggles patients may face with the cost of cancer care and suggestions on how to organize, lower costs and get help with…  Read More