Meet the One Million Strong – Jennifer Irving from California

Meet Jennifer Jennifer Irving, family member Orange County, California Jennifer’s Story This past January, our world turned upside down when our dad (Tom, age 63) said the dreaded words that no family wants to ever hear. “I have cancer.” Time stood still. My heart pounded. And tears flowed. His next…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Steven Ring from Pennsylvania

Meet Steven Steven Ring, stage IV colon cancer Ardsley, Pennsylvania Steven’s Story In July 2007, on the advice of my cardiologist, I underwent gastric bypass bariatric weight loss surgery.  The effects were life saving.  Improvement in my diabetes, reduction of my blood pressure and a host of…

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Could Reducing Meat Intake Really Benefit You Post Treatment?

The standard American diet consists of refined foods, high amounts of meat, added fats, and sugary drinks.  This is the standard nationwide, but recent trends in health foods and lifestyle diets (think paleo, vegan, raw food, gluten-free) have challenged the way many think about what’s…

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Last Call… Take Action and Call!

This is the final week of the August Recess Challenge! This month advocates have sent hundreds of tweets and emails to Congress asking them to support the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act (H.R. 1220/S. 624). Now it’s time to take it one step…

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Colorectal Cancer 101 :: August 2015 Webinar

  In this webinar our Medical Advisory Board member Dr. Dennis Ahnen covered the basics of colorectal cancer – the hows, whats, and whys. This webinar is brought to you by Fight CRC’s Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) program. *Required for all RATS* Presented by…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Jamie Orth from West Virginia

Meet Jamie Jamie Orth, stage IV colon cancer Wheeling, West Virginia Jamie’s Story My name is Jamie Orth. I am 27 years old and live in Wheeling, WV. In November of 2014, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer. On November 20, 2014, I had surgery at Cleveland…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Lauren Kehl from Illinois

Meet Lauren Lauren Kehl, stage IV colon cancer Calumet City, Illinois Lauren’s Story I never thought an upset stomach would turn out to be something so serious. That’s why I ignored my symptoms for an entire year. heck, what 31 year old thinks about cancer?  I wish I did….

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Turning a Cold CRC Tumor Hot: Part 2

In part 1 we covered the differences between “hot” and “cold” tumors. To answer the question of what is being done to help CRC patients with non-MSI tumors (the majority of CRC patients), we’ll now discuss immunotherapy concepts for these patients. A Few Experimental Strategies…

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Why Kristin Keesen Fundraises for Fight CRC

Fight Colorectal Cancer keeps its doors open and programs going thanks to the generosity of others. As a nonprofit, we rely on funding from program sponsors, generous donors and passionate fundraisers like Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) & RATS committee member Kristin Keesen. Check out why…

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Q&A Session with Rep. Fitzpatrick

Fight CRC is privileged to work with a small committee of congressional leaders committed to fighting colorectal cancer. This committee, called our Congressional Advisory Committee, includes leaders like Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick who’s been personally impacted by the cause. He’s a stage III survivor. Today we thank Rep….

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