August Recess Challenge – It’s Time to Act!

Overview Members of Congress go home in August to make sure they stay in touch with the voters! We need Fight CRC advocates around the country to take advantage of the opportunity to meet, tweet and call while they’re on…  Read More

Illinois Representative joins Congressional Advisory Committee

Congressman, the husband of a young-onset survivor, joins Fight CRC political advisory committee. Alexandria, Va. – July 13, 2015 – Illinois Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) is joining Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Congressional Advisory Committee as its fifth honorary member. “I am…  Read More

Funding Cancer Research – Keeping it Brief

When I think about efforts to increase federal funding for research programs, the Ringo Starr lyrics “it don’t come easy, you know it don’t come easy,” play over and over in my mind. While Ringo Starr wasn’t singing about federal…  Read More

Rep. Dent makes VA appropriations request

Fight Colorectal Cancer commends Congressional Advisory Committee member Rep. Charlie Dent (PA-15) for: his work with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and his addition to an appropriations bill that would encourage the VA to use funding to research colorectal…  Read More

RECAP: 9th Annual Call-on Congress

In the Smithsonian Museum of American History, a 30′ x 42′ flag sits under dim lights, its wool fibers showing the wear and tear common among artifacts from 1814. A large restoration project has been underway to preserve the flag that once brought…  Read More