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

Fight Colorectal Cancer Heads to Minnesota for Pitch for Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National March Against Colorectal Cancer Heads to Minnesota Twins’ Target Field for Pitch for Prevention Fight Colorectal Cancer’s coast-to-coast colorectal cancer awareness campaign, One Million Strong, is collaborating with Mayo Clinic and prostate cancer group Ed Randall’s Fans for the Cure to raise awareness of ‘below the belt’ cancers at Target Field July…  Read More

PRESS RELEASE: July 16 Stakeholder Meeting with ACSCAN

Advocates Join Reps. Payne Jr., Dent, Lance Calling for Legislation to Remove Cost Barriers to Colon Cancer Screening for Seniors WASHINGTON, DC – More than 30 colon and rectal cancer advocates and survivors are on Capitol Hill today calling for members of Congress to support legislation to ensure that cost is not a barrier for Medicare…  Read More