Research News – Personalized Cellular Immunotherapies 

We are excited to learn that Kite Pharma announced yesterday they will initiate personalized cellular immunotherapies before the end of 2016. These therapies will target certain sub-segments of the KRAS-mutant cancer patient population (KRAS-mutations are a biomarker of colorectal cancer). This new technology will use living immune cells as the…

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Letter from the President – August 2016

“Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier Fight Colorectal Cancer envisions victory over colon and rectal cancers. We haven’t made Forbes 50 largest U.S. charities list, yet. So in the meantime, how can we make…

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Spring 2016 Beyond Blue Magazine Released

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fight CRC’s bi-annual magazine, Beyond Blue, released in spring 2016 features survivor stories, colorectal cancer research updates, tips on nutrition and grief and opportunities for getting involved. ALEXANDRIA, Va. — June 7, 2016 — As the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) winds…

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CRC Immunotherapy Blueprint Presented at AACR 2016

written by Dr. Tom Marsilje, Andrea (Andi) Dwyer, Nancy Roach and Anjee Davis Last December, Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) brought together many of the world’s leading experts on CRC and immuno-oncology. (Read more about this meeting.) The meeting goal: To…

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30+ Research Advocates Join Fight CRC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, Va. – August 10, 2015 — This month Fight Colorectal Cancer is adding over 20 individuals to its Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) program. The RATS program trains those impacted by colorectal cancer and passionate about science to provide the…

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An Update On Cancer Survivorship

I joined the Fight Colorectal Cancer team one year ago as the Director of Health Promotion. I came on board with a joint appointment as a researcher with the Cancer Prevention Research Center at the Colorado School of Public Health (CSPH) and the University of…

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ASCO 2015 Recap: CRC Subtypes & MSI-H Findings

ASCO – Why Is It So Important? The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) hosts an annual meeting to convene oncology professionals to discuss the latest research and emerging treatments in the field of oncology. This year, nearly 40,000 researchers attended this meeting as a…

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Let's Get Ready to ASCO

This week Fight Colorectal Cancer is preparing for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Conference in Chicago. LET’S GET READY TO ASCO…..!!!!!!!!!! The Fight CRC team is headed to ASCO to learn about groundbreaking medical and scientific research. Our goal is to ensure YOU (the patients,…

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2014 Award Winners

Each March at Call-on Congress, Fight Colorectal Cancer recognizes individuals who exemplify what our organization is all about. These people are not only advocates – they’re champions. Each of them offers their experience and passion to further the cause. This year’s 2014 Award Winners set…

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