Update on Lisa Fund Grant Recipient – Dr. de Miranda

Our Lisa Fund awards grants to late-stage colorectal cancer researchers. This year’s recipient, Dr. Noel FCC de Miranda, received funds to study advanced CRC in early-onset (under 50) patients starting July 1. (We awarded him with a grant in April 2015 in collaboration with our partners at Michael’s Mission.) We caught up with him to see how…  Read More

Meet Lisa Fund Researcher: Dr. Noel FCC de Miranda

Fight Colorectal Cancer is thrilled to introduce the newest Lisa Fund award recipient, Dr. Noel FCC de Miranda. Dr. de Miranda has been awarded the 2015 Fight Colorectal Cancer-Michael’s Mission-AACR Fellowship to research early onset (under 50), late-stage colorectal cancer. This two-year grant will begin in July and will focus on increasing the ability of immune…  Read More

What to Expect from the November 2014 Election

by Margaret Carvin, JD., Fight CRC Policy Strategist Regardless of which political party you may associate yourself with, the 2014 mid-term elections were exciting. For some, the Republican victories brought a sigh of relief. For others, the outcome brought a sigh of displeasure. No matter what post-election emotions you may be experiencing this week, one thing…  Read More

Research and Advocacy

Those who go into medical research often have science on the mind. Not politics. But researchers who joined us for the 2013 Call-on Congress showed how the two fields merge. Particularly when funding is involved. Fighting Colorectal Cancer at the Research and Policy Levels I love how Nancy Roach, Founder and Chair of the Board, explains…  Read More

GRATITUDE FOR YOUR GENEROSITY: Our First Two-Year Research Grant

by Mary Miller Fight Colorectal Cancer is thrilled to announce during this holiday season that thanks to the generous donations made to the Lisa Fund, it will be awarding its first-ever two-year $100,000 grant to a scientist whose work fights advanced stage colorectal cancer. Andrea Bertotti, MD, PhD, of the Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment…  Read More

"Report from 2012 GI Cancers Symposium" Available for Viewing

Fight Colorectal Cancer has posted a recording of its February webinar, Report from the 2012 GI Cancers Symposium, held in partnership with the Colon Cancer Alliance. Each year, the best and brightest minds in gastrointestinal oncology meet to discuss the latest research into colorectal, pancreatic, esophageal and other GI cancers. The 2012 symposium offered major news…  Read More