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Reducing the Burden of Polyps in FAP Patients

Patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) are at a markedly increased risk for colorectal polyps and cancer. In fact, the risk of developing CRC is nearly 100% if FAP goes untreated and unmanaged. Therefore, there are multiple, critical management issues during the entire course of…

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Fight CRC Research Advocates Are Coming to Colorado

On August 15th, colorectal cancer survivors, caregivers, and champions will be traveling from all across the U.S. to meet in Colorado for an exciting two-day Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) Academy. The training and support program, affectionately known as RATS, brings together patient advocates…

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August 2018 Recipe

Summer is still in full swing and temperatures are high around a lot of the country. When it’s too hot to cook, what do you do? Order in? Eat cold leftovers? When you’re too tired and too hot to cook, try this incredibly easy, super…

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Meet the GAC – Alex Hernandez

Finding a New Purpose through Loss My relationship with Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) started back in 2014, with one simple tweet. My mom had just been diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, and since I knew basically nothing about the type of cancer she…

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New: Gather Voices App for August Recess Challenge

UPDATE: August Recess Challenge Talking Points now available! It’s here, the August Recess Challenge! Are you ready? Here’s what you can expect if you’re new to the Challenge and some tips that will make your experience the best it can be. Each year, Fight CRC…

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A Walk Across America: From An Insider

“Listen Adam and Libby,” said my dad. Meanwhile, my mom sat next to him with tears streaming down her face “your mom has been diagnosed with colon cancer. She is going to be okay though. We will get through this.” My eight year-old self asked,…

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Keeping it Brief: All About Appropriations

The way in which Congress allocates federal funds is known as the appropriations process. Each year, both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees must write twelve appropriations bills that direct how much money can be spent on a given project or program. During the drafting…

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Over Eighty Colorectal Cancer Advocates to Summit Quandary Peak

A group of survivors, caregivers, and advocates will hike a “fourteener” to raise awareness and funding for colorectal cancer advocacy and research. A group of Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) advocates will begin their hike at 5:15 AM MDT on the Quandary Peak Trailhead located…

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