Colorectal Cancer Molecules and Genes Reveal Surprises

A Labor Day salute to the hard-working scientists—doctors, PhDs, lab techs, technology inventors—who have done some  heavy lifting to peer into the tiniest recesses of cells, genes, and molecules to unravel what makes colorectal cancer happen. In the widest and deepest effort to date, the Cancer Genome Atlas Project has produced some surprises and key clues…  Read More

Leading GI Cancer Researcher Updates Patients

Last night, Dr. Edith Mitchell of Thomas Jefferson University Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, updated colorectal cancer patients on the latest research and treatment news in an online webinar. Dr. Mitchell highlighted the most important news for colon and rectal cancer patients to come from the 2011 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium held in San Francisco last…  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