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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Ottmar Liebert Plays Benefit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Evening planned to raise awareness and funds for Fight Colorectal Cancer and celebrate survivors Santa Fe, N.M., August 19, 2015 – Santa Fe’s Grammy award nominee Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra will return home to perform at the Lensic Performing Art Center on Oct….

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30+ Research Advocates Join Fight CRC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, Va. – August 10, 2015 — This month Fight Colorectal Cancer is adding over 20 individuals to its Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) program. The RATS program trains those impacted by colorectal cancer and passionate about science to provide the…

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Illinois Representative joins Congressional Advisory Committee

Congressman, the husband of a young-onset survivor, joins Fight CRC political advisory committee. Alexandria, Va. – July 13, 2015 – Illinois Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) is joining Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Congressional Advisory Committee as its fifth honorary member. “I am honored to join this advisory…

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Letter From the President – July 2015

This July isn’t only the start of a fiscal new year for us; it also marks our organization’s 10-year anniversary. Founded by Nancy Roach in 2005, she started the organization with a laptop, printer, a handful of friends and a passion to make a difference…

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