Five colorectal cancer experts join Medical Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New clinicians, researchers get involved at Fight Colorectal Cancer to provide advice on medical, clinical and research aspects of colorectal cancer. Alexandria, Va. – December 15, 2014 – The Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) Medical Advisory Board gained five experts in colorectal cancer. The following doctors joined the multi-disciplinary board to provide advice…  Read More

Basketball Star Andre Miller Becomes Celebrity Spokesman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Basketball Star Andre Miller Becomes Celebrity Spokesman for Fight Colorectal Cancer NBA player joins colon and rectal cancer charity to raise awareness and host an end-of-year giving challenge for free take-home screening tests. Alexandria, Va. – Dec. 11, 2014 – Washington Wizards basketball player Andre Miller is stepping up his philanthropic game this holiday…  Read More

Advocates, You Are Our Special Ingredient

by Anjee Davis Thanksgiving. This yearly tradition is one of my favorites. It brings everyone together and makes us stop our daily lives to spend an entire day with some good food, some good wine and lots of good company! At my house, food is the most important part of the holiday season. We talk about what…  Read More

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