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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. Bill requested that gifts be given to Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Lisa Fund in memory of Nancy. This fund donates 100% of its proceeds to late-stage colorectal cancer research – a passion both Bill & Nancy shared. Over the past year, many honored Nancy in a substantial way. Friends and family of Nancy donated over

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 progress report from Dr. Jon Chung, who received the 2011 Lisa Fund grant.  Every single dollar that supported his work came from this community of people who donated to the Lisa Fund, so you should know what your generous donations brought: “I am extremely grateful for the award of this grant. It has been