A Tribute to Dr. Dan Sargent

by Nancy Roach We’re incredibly saddened about the passing of Dr. Dan Sargent, a member of our Medical Advisory Board. Dan’s work touched the lives of everyone diagnosed with colorectal cancer – he worked on individual trials and also was involved with updating staging information. He…

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Moving to Missouri

On behalf of our Board of Directors and staff, we have exciting news to share!  We are expanding our presence in the Midwest and moving our daily operations to Springfield, Missouri on Sept. 1. With this move we continue to meet the growing demands of…

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Letter from the President – August 2016

“Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier Fight Colorectal Cancer envisions victory over colon and rectal cancers. We haven’t made Forbes 50 largest U.S. charities list, yet. So in the meantime, how can we make…

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Cancer Advocates Plan To Hike Colorado’s Longs Peak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 5, 2016 – On Aug. 21, a group of avid hikers assembled by Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) will climb Longs Peak in Estes Park, Co. to promote health and wellness and create camaraderie within the colorectal cancer community….

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Colorectal Cancer Research Advocate Academy in Indianapolis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Survivors, caregivers and family members who are part of Fight Colorectal Cancer’s (Fight CRC) Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) program will attend a research academy July 21-22 as part of their training program. Advocates will hear from advocacy and professional relations…

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Grassroots Action Committee adds Two Survivors, Caregiver

Alexandria, Va. – July 7, 2016 — Fight CRC’s Grassroots Action Committee (GAC), a volunteer committee dedicated to leading grassroots advocacy efforts, recently welcomed three new members committed to leading others and volunteering their time to the cause. Joining the 2016-2017 committee are survivors Amanda Houston and Chris Ganser,…

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Response to USPSTF Final Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations

Dear USPSTF Review Committee, Fight Colorectal Cancer, with our Medical Advisory Board, appreciates the opportunity to submit the following comments to USPSTF regarding the Final Recommendation Summary of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations. Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) is a leading national colorectal cancer advocacy…

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Phillies Host Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day in Memory of Steve Ring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Family carries out plans of Phillies fan’s dream of seeing stadium “go blue” for colorectal cancer awareness Alexandra, Va.– June 14, 2016 – The late stage IV colorectal cancer fighter Steve Ring loved two things: Phillies baseball and Fight Colorectal Cancer. On June…

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Spring 2016 Beyond Blue Magazine Released

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fight CRC’s bi-annual magazine, Beyond Blue, released in spring 2016 features survivor stories, colorectal cancer research updates, tips on nutrition and grief and opportunities for getting involved. ALEXANDRIA, Va. — June 7, 2016 — As the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) winds…

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Craig Campbell to host 4th celebrity cornhole challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 30 — On June 7, country music artist and Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) spokesman Craig Campbell will host his 4th annual cornhole challenge in Nashville, Tenn. to support the fight against colorectal cancer. This will be the second…

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