Keavy McAbee

The Goodbyes

I cannot believe how long it took me to write this post. I now know it’s because saying goodbye is hard. My husband and I, along with two friends, opened a restaurant this past May. I knew it would be long hours and lots of…

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Fight CRC Launches 2 Family Health History Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November is Family Health History Month. A family history of colorectal cancer can put one at a higher risk of the disease. Tracking and discussing a family’s medical history is an important step in preventing colorectal cancer. To support patients and their…

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Don’t tell me how to $%^&* FEEL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fight Colorectal Cancer launches podcast to offer insights and tips for supporting colorectal cancer patients SPRINGFIELD, MO. (Oct. 17, 2015) — Sometimes, everything is not going to be “OK.” In the Oct. 2016 Taboo-ty podcast, Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) addresses the…

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Colorectal Cancer Research Academy Heads to Wisconsin

For Immediate Release Fight Colorectal Cancer hosts training for patients and caregivers engaged in the research advocacy training and support program. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – (October 10, 2016) — Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) and the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) are working together…

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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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