July 2014 Webinar – The Latest News About CRC Research & Treatment

Learn the latest findings from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference in May. The latest studies, treatments and developments and how they impact colorectal cancer patients were discussed. PRESENTED BY: Cathy Eng, M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical OncologyDr. Cathy Eng is Associate Professor in the Department of Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Oncology at The University…  Read More

Advocates from all 50 States Work to Turn Nation “Blue” for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Apr. 1, 2014 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Advocates from every state in the U.S. raised their voices this year as part of “Blue Star States,” a campaign by Fight Colorectal Cancer and the Colon Cancer Alliance seeking to have every state issue a proclamation designating March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. To-date, 46 states issued proclamations…  Read More

Fight CRC's Murphy to Present at CCA Conference

Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Director of Research, Kate M. Murphy will be joining a distinguished list of guest speakers at the Colon Cancer Alliance’s upcoming national conference this June in Denver, Colorado.  Her participation as a panelist will provide attendees with information on genetic risk factors and genetic testing, the importance of knowing your family history and…  Read More

CRC Groups Join Together to Offer Clinical Trial Matching

Leading colorectal cancer advocacy organizations Colon Cancer Alliance and Fight Colorectal Cancer announced that they are teaming up on an initiative to encourage patients with colorectal cancer to take charge of their diagnosis and learn about clinical trials. The Colorectal Cancer Clinical Trial Call to Action campaign matches colorectal cancer patients with currently recruiting clinical trials…  Read More

Dress in Blue on March 5 for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

We’re wearing Blue . . .and you can too! Dress in Blue Day is March 5, sponsored by the Colon Cancer Alliance. In celebration of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, advocates are encouraged to raise awareness of colon and rectal cancers by wearing blue and telling their friends and co-workers why screening for colorectal cancer is vitally…  Read More