Bringing a CRC patient voice to ASCO 2016

The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) takes place June 3-7 in Chicago and I’ll be there! More than 30,000 cancer researchers and patient advocates will be in attendance presenting results from current cancer research – all in one place! I…

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Research at Fight CRC :: March 2016 Update

This year we have really dug in and engaged in a national dialogue about colorectal cancer research. As a patient advocacy organization, we are pushing for continued progress. Our Fight CRC team, leading experts in the field, and our research advocates have been hard at…

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Becoming a RAT

Jessica Martin, Ph.D., was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer in April 2013 at age 38. She’s been looking for the silver linings of life with cancer ever since. Last week she became one of the research advocates with Fight CRC’s “RATS” program. When she’s…

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Wenora Finds Her Strong

by Wenora Farrell We met Wenora earlier this year when she shared her story on our blog and then got involved by volunteering at an event for us! Now, she’s one of our newest research advocates! Get to know her and hear why she’s excited…

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RECAP: RATS training in Kansas City

A few weeks ago we teamed up with cancer researcher Dr. Dan Dixon and his colleagues at KU Cancer Center for an action-packed, two-day training with our research advocates who are part of our Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) program. For two days, our RATS…

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