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

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, Helene Byrnes and I started raising money for Fight Colorectal Cancer’s…  Read More

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 her fundraiser, “Polar Bear Dip – Cold for the Cure” and…  Read More

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 by Lisa Dubow, a late-stage colorectal cancer survivor who credited her…  Read More

Honoring a Fallen Hero One Year Later – RIP Nancy Malthouse

We met Bill & Nancy in 2012. As new advocates, they were ready to storm the Hill. Although they sought to change policy together in March, Nancy passed away a few months later on Aug. 19, 2012. All who knew and loved her were sad to hear the news and rose to show love and support.…  Read More