Five Colorectal Cancer Survivors To Attend 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 8, 2014 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Five research advocates from Fight Colorectal Cancer will attend the 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, Calif. Jan. 15-18. All colon or rectal cancer survivors, the attendees will learn the latest research about treating GI cancers, including colorectal cancer, and offer a patient’s perspective to scientists and physicians attending…  Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Founder Nancy Roach matching all year-end gifts

Great news — we just received a challenge grant that will double the impact of all year-end gifts! We applaud our board chair, Nancy Roach, for committing a dollar-for-dollar match for every gift received from our donors. For every $25 donated between now and the end of the year, the number of screening kits that will…  Read More

Blue Star States – We're Making Progress!

This month we kicked off a new campaign – Blue Star States. In partnership with The Colon Cancer Alliance, we’re encouraging grassroots advocates to get ALL 50 STATES to issue proclamations that declare March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. President Clinton issued the first Presidential proclamation in 2000 and now each year, advocates can request…  Read More

Lisa Fund Grant: Now Accepting Applications

Postdoctoral or clinical research fellows planning to do translational or clinical research that focuses on novel THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES for late-stage metastatic colorectal cancer may now apply for The Fight Colorectal Cancer-AACR research grant. This grant is distributed through Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Lisa Fund. Our Lisa Fund was designed by Lisa Dubow, a late-stage colorectal cancer survivor who credited her…  Read More

Fight Colorectal Cancer Launches New Website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fight Colorectal Cancer is proud to announce the launch of a new website at http://www.FightColorectalCancer.org.  The website uses a variety of videos, downloads, blogs posts and content pages to provide patients with medically-reviewed information regarding colon and rectal cancer and tools for advocacy. The website offers patient-friendly information to all who partner with…  Read More

President Carlea Bauman to Leave Fight Colorectal Cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sep. 23, 2013 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. — President Carlea Bauman announced Monday that she will be leaving Fight Colorectal Cancer. She will be joining The Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education as its first executive director. Current Vice President of Programs, Anjee Davis, will serve as interim executive director as the board of directors considers future leadership…  Read More