We Did it! Presidential Proclamation Issued for March 2015

Advocates – WE DID IT AGAIN!! Drum roll please… Today the White House issued a presidential proclamation declaring March 2015 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! This is HUGE NEWS. You should be proud! Read the official White House press release. Thanks to the strength of the One Million Strong, colorectal cancer is being recognized as a national…  Read More

Partnering with Mayo for #StrongArmSelfie Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fight Colorectal Cancer and Mayo Clinic Kick Off #StrongArmSelfie Campaign for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Strike a “strong arm” and post to raise awareness about the second-leading cancer killer ALEXANDRIA, VA — February 23, 2015 — Colorectal cancer impacts 1 in 20 individuals and is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women…  Read More

Lisa Fund Grant 2015 – Now Accepting Applications

We’re happy to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Lisa Fund Grant. We administer this grant through the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) and this year, we’re partnering with Michael’s Mission. Together, our groups are awarding a researcher focused on late-stage CRC among those under age 50 with a two-year, $100,000 grant.…  Read More

Five colorectal cancer experts join Medical Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New clinicians, researchers get involved at Fight Colorectal Cancer to provide advice on medical, clinical and research aspects of colorectal cancer. Alexandria, Va. – December 15, 2014 – The Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) Medical Advisory Board gained five experts in colorectal cancer. The following doctors joined the multi-disciplinary board to provide advice…  Read More

Basketball Star Andre Miller Becomes Celebrity Spokesman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Basketball Star Andre Miller Becomes Celebrity Spokesman for Fight Colorectal Cancer NBA player joins colon and rectal cancer charity to raise awareness and host an end-of-year giving challenge for free take-home screening tests. Alexandria, Va. – Dec. 11, 2014 – Washington Wizards basketball player Andre Miller is stepping up his philanthropic game this holiday…  Read More

RATS Training at KU Cancer Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Danielle Burgess Research Advocates Will Tour Labs, Meet Scientists at KU Cancer Center Colorectal cancer researcher Dan Dixon, Ph. D. from University of Kansas Cancer Center will lead 2-day training for cancer survivors. Alexandria, Va. – November 3, 2014 – The research advocates from Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) will spend…  Read More