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  • Fri

    RecessChallenge_2015_Header_1040x400Join our Advocacy Manager Emily Piekut for a Virtual Briefing where she'll issue our August Recess Challenge to you for 2015.

    Each August, Congress heads back home to work in their districts. This is a perfect time for our volunteers to take action!

    We'll give the details of the challenge during this briefing. Click here to join the challenge and get started today!

    Be sure you're in our Advocates Facebook Group and signed up for our emails to receive info! Ready to take action now? Click here. 


  • Mon

    Detroit Skin Toxicity PostcardWe're working with our friend Rodrick Samuels to run a skin toxicity seminar that will help us develop resources about this topic that impacts many late-stage CRC patients.

    To follow along with the event, make sure you're following us on Twitter and 'like' us on Facebook for the latest news!

  • Sat

    Fight CRC is an annual exhibitor at Rep. Scott's Health Fair. This is a great time for us to meet the community, watch our volunteers in action & spread the word about colorectal cancer awareness & prevention.

    More details and volunteer opportunities to come. Sign up to be sure you receive information.

  • Sun
    1-9 p.m.Nashville

    Casting Call Header-01This year we are hosting a one-day ambassador boot camp in Nashville, TN as part of our annual photo shoot for the One Million Strong campaign. We are looking for volunteers who want to get involved and represent the mission of Fight CRC.

    WHAT IS AN AMBASSADOR? This *new* program of Fight CRC rallies passionate people ready to make a difference. An ambassador’s role includes:

    • Raising awareness in local communities (We’ll give you cool tools!)
    • Speaking on our behalf locally and nationally (Be a face of Fight CRC!)
    • Participating in a focus group while at boot camp (Let us hear your ideas!)
    • Taking group photos that will be used on Fight CRC materials (Smile!)
    • Learning how to advocate for policy change on or off the Hill (Use your voice!)

    WHAT DO YOU RECEIVE? Well, for starters…

    • A cool new t-shirt
    • Fight CRC swag bag
    • New friends – and not just on Facebook
    • Bragging rights – you might see your picture on Fight CRC materials!
    • A chance to be one of the 5 featured stories in the national awareness campaign’s photos & videos

    THIS IS IMPORTANT:  Participation is free. We are recruiting a group of 30 people. Attendance at the Aug. 23 boot camp in Nashville from 1-9 p.m. is required if you’re selected. Unfortunately, scholarships for travel and accommodations are not available.

    Applications are being reviewed this week and applicants will be notified of decisions as soon as they're made.

    To stay up-to-date with the latest information from Fight CRC, follow us on Twitter and 'like' us on Facebook.

  • Wed
    10:00 pmOnline

    Did you know that biomarkers may help inform your treatment plan? Has your doctor talked to you about getting tested? Learning about biomarkers can help you and your doctor to determine an appropriate metastatic colorectal cancer treatment plan.

     In this Town Hall you'll learn about:

    • Advances in personalized medicine.
    • Questions to ask your doctor about biomarker testing.
    • The importance of biomarker testing to inform an appropriate metastatic colorectal cancer treatment plan.

    Registration coming soon! Sign up with Fight CRC to be notified about this webinar.

  • Thu
    Colorado University

    Hosted by Wells Messersmith and Gail Eckhardt. Tentatively, the curriculum will be a blend of didactic, research bench time and patient interaction.