Robb Kerr, one of the first patient advocates to be part of C3, the Colorectal Cancer Coalition, died at home in Nashville, Tennesee on September 29, 2008.
First diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer in 2002, Robb was treated in many cancer clinical trials and became an ardent supporter of cancer research. He was a mentor to other cancer patients considering clinical trials at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville. He also spoke out for the needs of people without health insurance and for universal health care. Read the rest of this entry »