Fight Colorectal Cancer, National Cancer Institute recruit colon cancer survivors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 2, 2013 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Fight Colorectal Cancer is working with The National Cancer Institute (NCI) to recruit participants for a new study testing informed consent documentation. Study participants will evaluate an informed consent document (ICD) that explains a…  Read More

Colorectal Cancer Research and Economic Recovery

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) is helping to pay for critically needed colorectal cancer research. In return, scientists and their support staff are hired or kept working, new equipment and supplies are purchased, and local communities…  Read More

Online Tool Predicts Individual Colorectal Cancer Risk

Average risk men and women and their doctors can estimate the probability of that individual developing colon or rectal cancer by using an interactive tool available online.  Developed by National Cancer Institute, the model is based on population research and…  Read More

New NCI Designated Cancer Center at University of Maryland

The Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center at the University of Maryland is the newest National Cancer Institute Designated Cancer Center.  NCI has named just 64 centers across the United States as NCI Cancer Centers in recognition of their research…  Read More