Keeping it Brief: Immunotherapy

TOPIC OVERVIEW Immunotherapy (also known as immuno-oncology or IO) is treatment that uses certain parts of a person’s own immune system to fight diseases such as cancer. In the last few decades, it has become an important part of treating some types of cancer (including…

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Highlights from the Hill – May 2016

Introducing our new monthly feature Highlights from the Hill!  Did you know there’s someone in D.C. who meets year-round with members of Congress and coalition partners to ensure your voice is heard?! Meet Margaret Carvin, Fight CRC’s policy strategist. Enjoy our new blog series “Highlights from…

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We Came, We Saw, We RALLIED!

It’s not often you’ll find a packed room of patients, medical professionals, advocacy professionals, members of Congress and beauty queens on Capitol Hill. But this year at the American Association for Cancer Research’s (AACR) third-annual Rally for Medical Research that’s exactly what policy strategist Margaret…

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Advocacy Update – July 2015

Advocates, We hope your summer is off to a great start! We have been busy attending conferences and meetings all across the country to make sure your perspective is represented on all the hot issues. Thank you to all our volunteers who help with our…

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Keeping It Brief: 21st Century Cures

UPDATE 7/13/15: The House of Representatives voted on H.R. 6 July 10, 2015. It passed with a House majority and put us one step closer to accelerating the discovery, development and delivery of lifesaving and life-improving therapies and transforming the quest for faster cures – including the cure for…

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Advocacy Update – August 2014

Advocates, July was our second-busiest month so far this year. March is hard to beat on the busy scale! With the August recess now upon us, we worked hard both on and off the Hill this July to let elected officials know how important it…

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