Chung's Novel Hedgehog Pathway Research Benefits from Lisa Fund

The 2011 Fight Colorectal Cancer-AACR Fellowship, in memory of Lisa Dubow, has been awarded to Jon H. Chung, PhD  from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His proposed research is Hedgehog Pathway Targeted Therapeutics for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer. With the award, Dr. Chung will study alternatives to the traditional Hedgehog signaling pathway in colon cancer…  Read More

Improved Stool Screening Test Finds DNA Changes

Too many people avoid colonoscopy.  Too invasive, they say.  Too scary, too risky. There may be an answer for them in an improved stool test that looks for DNA that is changed in both colorectal cancer and some precancerous polyps. Of course, if the stool test identifies possible polyps or cancer, a colonoscopy is critical to…  Read More

Lisa Dubow Research Fellows at AACR 2010

Both Dr. Jeffrey Chou and Dr. Yaguang Xi presented research posters at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting in Washington this week. Dr. Chou is the 2009 Lisa Dubow Research Fellow, and Dr. Xi received the award in 2008. Dr. Xi’s research found a micro-RNA (miRNA) that made colorectal cancer cells more sensitive to…  Read More

C3 at AACR 2010

C3 Board Chair Nancy Roach and C3 staffer Kate Murphy and were part of the Scientist-Survivor Program at the American Association for Cancer Research 101st Annual Meeting in Washington this week. Nancy was a mentor for a group of patient advocates who were attending AACR .  For Kate this was a third AACR Annual Meeting.  She…  Read More

Dr. Rona Yaeger Awarded AACR-C3 Fellows Grant

Rona Yaeger, MD is the 2010 Lisa Dubow Research Fellow, receiving the 2010 American Association for Cancer Research – Colorectal Cancer Coalition Fellows Grant. The Award will be made tonight at a special dinner in honor of AACR Fellows Fund grantees. Dr. Yaeger is from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.  Her grant research will…  Read More