Fight Colorectal Cancer Awards Late Stage Disease Research Grant

Fight Colorectal Cancer and its generous Lisa Fund donors struck a blow against late stage colorectal cancer Tuesday, April 9th at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in Washington D.C. Top cancer researchers from around the nation applauded as we, along with the AACR, awarded a $50,000 research grant to…  Read More

Tiny Nanoparticles Stop Metastasis in Mice

Researchers at the University of California at San Diego targeted tumor blood vessels with chemotherapy carried by microscopic-sized nanoparticles. Although primary tumors were not affected, blood vessels were destroyed, keeping the tumors from spreading throughout the bodies of experimental mice. The technique allows much lower doses of chemotherapy to be effective, eliminating toxic side effects and…  Read More