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

“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 Lisa Dubow, on April 21 during AACR’s annual awards dinner in…  Read More

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 of friends and colleagues who lost a loved one to the…  Read More

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 CRC among those under age 50 with a two-year, $100,000 grant.…  Read More

Update on Lisa Fund Grant Recipient – Researcher Ho-Chou Tu

Each year our Lisa Fund awards a talented scientist with funds to research late-stage colorectal cancer. This year we awarded Dr. Ho-Chou Tu with a grant. We caught up with her to hear the latest on her research and see what motivated her to wear a Fight CRC t-shirt when she ran a half marathon last spring. Q.…  Read More