Minnesota Representative Joins Congressional Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, Va. – Dec. 21, 2015 – Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC)  is proud to announce that Minnesota Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) is joining Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Congressional Advisory Committee as its sixth honorary member. “Colorectal cancer is a disease that has…

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Colorectal Cancer Call Line Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cancer Community Partners on CRC Call Line Support ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Dec. 16, 2015) — The Cancer Support Community (CSC) and Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) are pleased to announce a new partnership that will expand Fight CRC’s patient resources and provide greater…

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Skin Toxicity AKA “Chemo Rash” Resources Released

**Update: In addition to the video and fact sheet mentioned below, we released a Mini Magazine in spring 2016. Access all of these resources & download for free here.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Nov. 23, 2015 – Fight Colorectal Cancer just released new resources…

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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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