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

Knowing the Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer

Knowing what the signs of colorectal cancer are and talking to your doctor about them – no matter what your age – is one of the key messages that Fight Colorectal Cancer President Carlea Bauman conveyed in her recent interview with Comcast Newsmakers. In the weeks leading up to March, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Washington,…  Read More

Fight Colorectal Cancer Ranked Among Top 10 of High-Impact Cancer Nonprofits

A group of experts in cancer advocacy have identified Fight Colorectal Cancer as a top 10 high-impact nonprofit working in the field of cancer in the United States. The report of experts was gathered by Philanthropedia (at GuideStar), a nonprofit organization working to help donors make smarter donations by connecting them with some of the highest…  Read More