Response to USPSTF Final Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations

Dear USPSTF Review Committee, Fight Colorectal Cancer, with our Medical Advisory Board, appreciates the opportunity to submit the following comments to USPSTF regarding the Final Recommendation Summary of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations. Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) is a leading national colorectal cancer advocacy…

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Basketball Star Andre Miller Becomes Celebrity Spokesman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Basketball Star Andre Miller Becomes Celebrity Spokesman for Fight Colorectal Cancer NBA player joins colon and rectal cancer charity to raise awareness and host an end-of-year giving challenge for free take-home screening tests. Alexandria, Va. – Dec. 11, 2014 – Washington Wizards basketball…

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FDA approves first non-invasive DNA test for colorectal cancer

Big news in the colorectal cancer prevention and screening community yesterday! In a never-before-seen move, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) jointly proposed Cologuard as a new option for colorectal cancer screening. What is Cologuard? Cologuard, produced…

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