GRATITUDE FOR YOUR GENEROSITY: Our First Two-Year Research Grant

by Mary Miller Fight Colorectal Cancer is thrilled to announce during this holiday season that thanks to the generous donations made to the Lisa Fund, it will be awarding its first-ever two-year $100,000 grant to a scientist whose work fights advanced stage colorectal cancer. Andrea Bertotti, MD, PhD, of the Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment…  Read More

Thanks from…and for…a Lisa Fund Researcher

Pausing today to give thanks for this amazing Fight Colorectal Cancer community, we’d like to especially salute the doctors, nurses, family and friends who work every single day to support people living with colorectal cancer, and to the researchers who devote endless days and nights fighting this disease. Just before the holiday, we got a final…  Read More

Chung's Novel Hedgehog Pathway Research Benefits from Lisa Fund

The 2011 Fight Colorectal Cancer-AACR Fellowship, in memory of Lisa Dubow, has been awarded to Jon H. Chung, PhD  from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His proposed research is Hedgehog Pathway Targeted Therapeutics for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer. With the award, Dr. Chung will study alternatives to the traditional Hedgehog signaling pathway in colon cancer…  Read More

Upcoming Patient Webinars Will Bring the Science to YOU

Fight Colorectal Cancer is giving you the opportunity to talk to researchers and medical professionals in April and May through online webinars designed to bring the science of treating colorectal cancer down to the personal. The latest news from the petri dish Wednesday, April 20, 2011 8 – 9 PM Eastern Dr. Rona Yaeger will discuss…  Read More

Lisa Dubow Research Fellows at AACR 2010

Both Dr. Jeffrey Chou and Dr. Yaguang Xi presented research posters at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting in Washington this week. Dr. Chou is the 2009 Lisa Dubow Research Fellow, and Dr. Xi received the award in 2008. Dr. Xi’s research found a micro-RNA (miRNA) that made colorectal cancer cells more sensitive to…  Read More

Dr. Rona Yaeger Awarded AACR-C3 Fellows Grant

Rona Yaeger, MD is the 2010 Lisa Dubow Research Fellow, receiving the 2010 American Association for Cancer Research – Colorectal Cancer Coalition Fellows Grant. The Award will be made tonight at a special dinner in honor of AACR Fellows Fund grantees. Dr. Yaeger is from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.  Her grant research will…  Read More