Two Leading Cancer Nonprofits Join Forces to Tackle Colorectal Cancer

*Update: Read the summary and explanation of the meeting by Dr. Tom Marsilje, the “Currently Incurable Scientist.”  **WATCH: We explain immunotherapy and how it impacts CRC patients in a video featuring Dr. Tom Marsilje, Dr. Dung Le and Suzanne Yavor from the Cole family. NEW YORK (Nov….

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2016 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Kicks Off in Wisconsin

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 2, 2015 — Wisconsin set the pace this month as the state’s top leadership rallied advocates and colorectal cancer survivors to kick off Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Blue Star States campaign. Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, a stage II survivor, hosted…

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Comments to USPSTF On Screening

On October 5, 2015 the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued draft recommendations for colorectal cancer screening with the purpose of receiving public input. Below are the official comments from Fight Colorectal Cancer. October 28, 2015 Dear USPSTF Review Committee: Fight Colorectal Cancer, along…

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Celebrity Housewife Speaks Out About Colorectal Cancer

Meghan King Edmonds, star of The Real Housewives of Orange County, raises awareness and funds for Fight CRC to support her late friend, LeAnn Edmonds Horton. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 20, 2015 – Reality star Meghan King Edmonds is partnering with Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC)…

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CU Cancer Center hosting national research conference

AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 19, 2015) — Colorectal cancer survivors, caregivers and advocates will gather at the University of Colorado Cancer Center (CU Cancer Center) on the Anschutz Medical Campus for two days of research advocacy training Nov. 5 and 6. Experts from CU Cancer Center,…

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No-Shave in November for cancer awareness

Nov. 30, 2015 Update: Fight CRC was at the TODAY Show on NBC this morning to participate and support the “shave off” with the morning show hosts! Check out the video recap & spot the BLUE logo in the background. Follow Fight CRC on Facebook,…

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Colorectal Cancer Collaboration Wins Distinguished PRISM Award

For Immediate Release KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sept. 28, 2015  — A partnership between Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC), a national nonprofit advocacy organization and students from the University of Central Missouri (UCM) has landed the two organizations recognition from the Kansas City public relations…

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Fight Colorectal Cancer Keeps Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

For Immediate Release Alexandria, Va. – September 14, 2015 – Fight Colorectal Cancer’s (Fight CRC) sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have secured its second consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. The rating puts Fight CRC in a group of distinct…

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Collaboration with The Colon Club Strengthens Young Survivor Voices

For Immediate Release  Alexandria, Va. – September 17, 2015 — Although colorectal cancer rates are declining, the incidence rates of “young patients,” those considered 50 years old or younger when diagnosed, are on the rise. To engage, support and equip young adult patients of colorectal…

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