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Advocates To Carry More Than 13,000 Petition Signatures to the Hill

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 9, 2017 – On March 15, over 150 advocates from all across the U.S. will carry thousands of signatures to Capitol Hill to request lawmaker support for colorectal cancer patients and prevention. The signatures poured in through a petition called “This…

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Senate Follows House’s Lead in Screening Bill Reintroduction

The Senate has reintroduced the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act, S. 479 following the House’s reintroduction on February 14, 2017. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Susan Collins (R-ME) are the original co-sponsors of the bill. The Removing…

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Fight CRC Helps Get Screening Bill Reintroduced

Today the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act, H.R. 1017, was reintroduced to the House’s 115th Congress. Reps. Charlie Dent (PA), Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ) and Leonard Lance (NJ), all members of Fight CRC’s Congressional Advisory Committee, are the original co-sponsors of the…

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PSA With Professional Race Car Driver Scott Lagasse, Jr.

Fight CRC and professional race car driver Scott Lagasse, Jr. have teamed up to educate people about colorectal cancer – a cancer that threatened Lagasse’s life. As a stage I colon cancer survivor, he is opening up to show that the disease can happen to…

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Fight CRC Launches New Website and What We Do Video

Jan. 6, 2017 — Fight Colorectal Cancer has launched a new website to meet the needs of a growing advocate community. The redesign harnesses the latest information and technology to deliver the best online experience for those searching for colorectal cancer treatment information and those seeking…

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Fight CRC Podcast Addresses Cancer and Laughter

Cancer and laughter are two things that don’t usually seem to go together. The latest Fight CRC podcast gives those facing the disease a go-ahead to laugh. Survivor and comedian Brenda Elsagher is featured in the episode where she talks openly about her story, career…

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Fight CRC Hires Two Staff

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) has added two professionals to its robust team. Nichole Hyde will serve as the Business Manager for the recently-relocated office based in Springfield, Mo. Dan Canfield, MPH, joins the team to manage the Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) program….

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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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