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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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…

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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…

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“Under 50” Colorectal Cancer Researcher Awarded $100,000 Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 16, 2015  — Fight Colorectal Cancer, Michael’s Mission and American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) will award Noel F.C.C. de Miranda, Ph. D. from Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands with a 2015 fellowship grant, in memory of…

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Reefer Madness: Rehashed — in memory of Matthew Gunnels

  Anyone Can Advocate Advocating in the fight against colorectal cancer is something that anyone can do, even if you haven’t been diagnosed personally. We love to share inspiring stories whenever we can, and today we’d like to recognize the amazing strength of a group…

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Lisa Fund Grant 2015 – Now Accepting Applications

We’re happy to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Lisa Fund Grant. We administer this grant through the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) and this year, we’re partnering with Michael’s Mission. Together, our groups are awarding a researcher focused on late-stage…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Andrea Kramer from New York

Be a part of One Million Strong and tell us how colorectal cancer has impacted your life! Share your story now!  MEET ANDREA Andrea Kramer, Survivor From Rye, NY ANDREA’S STORY I was diagnosed with stage IIIc colorectal cancer in 2007. Later in 2009, my friend,…

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Getting Cool for Colon Cancer

Last year advocate Sheila Schrack didn’t only leave Call-on Congress with ideas and tools on advocacy, she left with a new mission. After hearing that Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Lisa Fund dedicates 100 percent of its contributions to late-stage colorectal cancer research, she decided to use…

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Lisa Fund Grant: Now Accepting Applications

Postdoctoral or clinical research fellows planning to do translational or clinical research that focuses on novel THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES for late-stage metastatic colorectal cancer may now apply for The Fight Colorectal Cancer-AACR research grant. This grant is distributed through Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Lisa Fund. Our Lisa Fund was designed…

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