Five Colorectal Cancer Survivors To Attend 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 8, 2014 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Five research advocates from Fight Colorectal Cancer will attend the 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, Calif. Jan. 15-18. All colon or rectal cancer survivors, the attendees will learn the latest research about treating GI cancers, including colorectal cancer, and offer a patient’s perspective to scientists and physicians attending…  Read More

Fight Colorectal Cancer Launches New Website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fight Colorectal Cancer is proud to announce the launch of a new website at http://www.FightColorectalCancer.org.  The website uses a variety of videos, downloads, blogs posts and content pages to provide patients with medically-reviewed information regarding colon and rectal cancer and tools for advocacy. The website offers patient-friendly information to all who partner with…  Read More

President Carlea Bauman to Leave Fight Colorectal Cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sep. 23, 2013 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. — President Carlea Bauman announced Monday that she will be leaving Fight Colorectal Cancer. She will be joining The Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education as its first executive director. Current Vice President of Programs, Anjee Davis, will serve as interim executive director as the board of directors considers future leadership…  Read More

Getting Ready to Rally Again – Rally For Medical Research

OOOOh there’s something about a good ole’ fashioned Washington, DC rally that really gets us going. Next Monday you will find Fight Colorectal Cancer standing alongside many other health-focused non-profits at the Rally for Medical Research. Why? Well, we do have a thing for The Hill. But we’re participating to show our government that we too…  Read More

Partial Fix for Unexpected Colonoscopy Charges

Some people who go in for a routine screening colonoscopy (fully covered by most insurance) can end up with a surprise bill of several hundred dollars, if the doctor detected and removed one or more polyps. Under current law, Medicare beneficiaries must pay a coinsurance when their screening colonoscopy also involves the removal of polyps or other…  Read More

RECAP: Fight Colorectal Cancer on Times Square

We gave you a small taste of what happened on Friday. But today we’ll give you more! THANK YOU to everyone who promoted our One Million Strong Kickoff – either in NYC or from a distance. Remember – you can still take the pledge to become a part of One Million Strong. Get Behind a Cure.…  Read More