colon-cancer-events

  • Thu
    16
    Jan
    2014
    Sat
    18
    Jan
    2014
    San Francisco, CA
    Conferences

    Fight Colorectal Cancer staff and board members, as well as a handful of RATS members will attend the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in 2014. Stay tuned for the February 2014 webinar for a recap of what we learned! 

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    The 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium is a specialized meeting designed to highlight the latest science in cancers of the pancreas, small bowel, and hepatobiliary tract; colon and rectum; and esophagus and stomach.  Now in its 11th year, the Symposium continues to offer a fresh perspective on gastrointestinal cancers, with a special focus on the most pertinent information oncologists of all subspecialties need to know now, in order to provide the highest quality of care.

    For more info:  http://gicasym.org/

  • Wed
    22
    Jan
    2014
    3 - 4:30pmOnline - please register!
    Monthly Patient Webinar, Patient Services

    After The Shock: Where to begin after a colorectal cancer diagnosis

    3 - 4:30pm EST

    Have you recently been diagnosed with stage III or stage IV colorectal cancer? Feeling overwhelmed? Learn where to go from here. We’ll talk about every leg of the journey from understanding your diagnosis to tips on building your treatment team. Join us to better understand your options for treatment and know that you are not alone in your diagnosis.

    Register Now! 

  • Wed
    19
    Feb
    2014
    4 - 5pmOnline - please register!
    Monthly Patient Webinar

    Research & Treatment News: Highlights from the 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium

    4 - 5:00pm EST

    Each January, the brightest minds in colorectal cancer research meet at the Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium. Fight Colorectal Cancer and The Colon Cancer Alliance are partnering to bring you the big news in colorectal cancer from the symposium. Get insights about new types of treatments on the horizon, diagnostic tests available, research for upcoming drugs/biomarkers and the way colorectal cancer is treated. We’ll take a look back and a look forward. You’re not going to want to miss it.

    Register Now! 

  • Mon
    03
    Mar
    2014
    9:00 amNew York City - Grand Central Terminal
    One Million Strong, One Million Strong March

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    Celebrate with us on March 3, 2014 at Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall! We'll be there from 9am-6pm. 

    See the event page for more details and make sure to sign up to come March (and volunteer) with us! 

    See the event page.

    Sign up to March or Volunteer.

  • Sun
    16
    Mar
    2014
    Tue
    18
    Mar
    2014
    Alexandria, VA
    Advocacy Event

    2014-call-on-congress-save-the-date-finalJoin us for our 2014 Call-on Congress where we will tell our elected officials that COLORECTAL CANCER IS A NATIONAL PRIORITY. Advocates from across the U.S. will come to Capitol Hill to be briefed on all-things colorectal cancer research and policy on Days 1 & 2. On Day 3 (March 18), we will visit with our representatives and make our voices heard on the Hill.

    If you've been impacted by colorectal cancer, we need your voice. Join us and become a voice for change.

    PRE-REGISTER NOW.

  • Wed
    26
    Mar
    2014
    3 - 4:30pmOnline - please register!
    Monthly Patient Webinar

    Take The Wheel:  Healthy lifestyle changes that may reduce your risk of a CRC recurrence

    3 - 4:30pm EST

    Are you wondering what to do to reduce your chances that cancer may come back? Have you talked with your doctor about things you can do to prevent this? Join us for this lifestyle webinar and gain information and insights on: how to eat healthy during treatment; the best foods to eat after colon surgery; and healthy lifestyle tips that may reduce your risk of a colorectal cancer recurrence.

    Register now! 

  • Sat
    12
    Apr
    2014
    Portland, Oregon
    One Million Strong, One Million Strong March
    Join The Movement!

    Celebrate with us on April 12, 2014 at  Pioneer Courthouse Square as we host our second One Million Strong March! 

    We'll be there from 10am-4pm.

    March from Pioneer Place (700 SW Fifth, Portland, OR 97204)

    to

    Pioneer Square (701 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204)

    Get more details here & see how to sign up and volunteer! 

  • Wed
    23
    Apr
    2014
    3 - 3:30pmOnline - please register!
    Monthly Patient Webinar

     Alphabet Soup - Making sense of KRAS, BRAF and other tumor testing options

    3 - 3:30pm EST

    Has your doctor ever used acronyms you don’t quite understand? Are you familiar with biomarker testing and why it may be important if you have been diagnosed with Stage III or Stage IV colorectal cancer? Join us to learn about biomarkers and the latest research on tailored treatment for colorectal cancer patients. We’ll go over how a cancer cell lives and dies, pathways that they use to stay alive and the biomarkers involved in CRC. Biomarker tests may be necessary to determine which drugs your tumor may or may not benefit from.

    The content of this webinar was medically-reviewed. All content was written, produced and edited by Fight Colorectal Cancer.

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    This webinar is made possible thanks to the generous support of Amgen Oncology.

    Register Now! 

    Note: The content of this webinar will be 30 minutes. For questions related to KRAS testing, or for additional information regarding the spe …

  • Fri
    25
    Apr
    2014
    Bethesda, MD
    Patient Services

    Fight Colorectal Cancer advocate, Chris Adams, will be attending the 2014 NCCN Policy Summit: Designing Clinical Trials in the Era of Multiple Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies.

    Research & Advocacy Blog

    Support Research

  • Wed
    21
    May
    2014
    3 - 4:30pmOnline - please register!
    Monthly Patient Webinar

    Family First:  What you need to know about family history, genetic testing and colorectal cancer

    3 - 4:30pm EST

    family-first-webinarLearn the importance of knowing your family history as it relates to colorectal cancer. Get an idea of when, where and how to find a genetic counselor. Know what to discuss with them if colorectal cancer runs in your family, particularly if someone’s been diagnosed at a young age or with multiple recurrences.

    Heather Hampel, a genetics counselor from Ohio State University will discuss the importance of knowing your family history.  She'll talk about when, how and where to find a genetics counselor, and what is it you should discuss with them.

    Register Now! 

    The content of this webinar was medically-reviewed. All content was written, produced and edited by Fight Colorectal Cancer.

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    This webinar is made possible thanks to the generous support of Myriad Laboratories.

  • Mon
    21
    Jul
    2014
    Wed
    23
    Jul
    2014
    Minneapolis, MN
    One Million Strong March

    March on the Field with the Twins!

    More details coming soon... 

  • Thu
    18
    Sep
    2014
    Washington, D.C.
    Advocacy Event

    Rally for Medical Research "Hill Day" 

    www.rallyformedicalresearch.org 

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