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Update on Lisa Fund Grant Recipient – Researcher Ho-Chou Tu

Update on Lisa Fund Grant Recipient – Researcher Ho-Chou Tu

Each year our Lisa Fund awards a talented scientist with funds to research late-stage colorectal cancer. This year we awarded Dr. Ho-Chou Tu with a grant. We caught up with her to hear the latest on her research and see what motivated her to wear a Fight CRC t-shirt when she ran a half marathon last spring. Q. What’s happened since you received the research grant in April? Dr. Tu:   I have been carrying out the research project I described in the research grant. One of the challenges in colorectal cancer research is that most of the established animal models nowadays usually only develop benign tumors rather than invasive carcinoma. Sadly, it

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Survivorship Researcher’s Response to WSJ Article on Cancer Care

by Andrea (Andi) Dwyer, The Colorado School of Public Health and University of Colorado Cancer Center Response to the Wall Street Journal article:  The Next Front in Cancer Care Cancer survivorship topics are featured in the Wall Street Journal? How exciting! As noted in the article by the WSJ, Treatment Summaries and Survivorship Care Plans (TS/SCP) are now encouraged and required by The Commission on Cancer.  Several foundations and survivorship champions have begun to offer templates and structure to help clinical teams and treatment facilities provide the specific information. The hope is that they help patients bridge primary care with understanding of their treatment and health recommendations going forward. The large scale

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