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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, DC, Comcast station is broadcasting this piece to make people aware of the disease, as well as the work that Fight Colorectal Cancer is doing locally and around the country. Comcast Newsmakers is a unique news program that provides community leaders with a platform to discuss issues and ideas important to the communities they

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 impact nonprofits in a cause. They are different from other online rating sites or donation sites because they use experts to identify high-impact nonprofits. Here is a sample of what the experts said about us: “In the 6 years since Fight Colorectal Cancer was founded, they have had an impact in areas where nothing

Welcome to the new Fight Colorectal Cancer

Today we are pleased to announce that the Colorectal Cancer Coalition is now called Fight Colorectal Cancer. Our updated mission statement is: Fight Colorectal Cancer demands a cure for colon and rectal cancer. We educate and support patients and caregivers, push for changes in policy that will increase and improve research, and empower survivors to raise their voices against the status quo. We’ve changed our name and our look because we have a mission to accomplish and it requires some tough talk. Because when we’re talking about a disease that kills someone every 9 minutes, we want to make sure the person listening to us knows that the status quo