My Personal Connection to Colorectal Cancer: Emily White

To honor November as Health History Month, we wanted to introduce you to some of the Fight CRC team & show their personal connection to the cause.  Meet: Emily White, Advocacy Manager What brings you to Fight CRC? I have a strong interest in political communication and always thought I’d end up working on a political…  Read More

RATS Training at KU Cancer Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Danielle Burgess Research Advocates Will Tour Labs, Meet Scientists at KU Cancer Center Colorectal cancer researcher Dan Dixon, Ph. D. from University of Kansas Cancer Center will lead 2-day training for cancer survivors. Alexandria, Va. – November 3, 2014 – The research advocates from Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) will spend…  Read More

FINANCIAL TOXICITY IS A SIDE EFFECT

THE COST OF CANCER TREATMENT Although the high cost of cancer treatment has been a growing issue in the United States for a number of years, it has recently been focused on in the mainstream media. On October 5, 2014 CBS News 60 Minutes aired an episode featuring correspondent Lesley Stahl interviewing several prominent cancer doctors…  Read More

A Tribute to Gordon Cole

Gordon Cole passed away on September 26, 2014.  Gordon was one of those rare souls who could make you laugh and cry all at the same time. He was a husband, father, grandfather and friend to many. He came to his first Call-on Congress training in 2007, joined our Board of Directors (past Secretary) in 2011…  Read More

Congressional Advisory Committee Launch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Four representatives first Congressional Advisory Committee  Bipartisan committee forms to provide expertise, advice and guidance in establishing legislative priorities for Fight Colorectal Cancer. Alexandria, Va. – September 24, 2014 – Today Fight Colorectal Cancer announced the establishment of the Fight Colorectal Cancer Congressional Advisory Committee. Reps. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Charlie Dent…  Read More

CREATING A VISION – A CURRENT OF HOPE

“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice,…  Read More