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Climb for a cure- Teri

The Four C’s

Teri Griege is a stage IV colorectal cancer survivor. She attended her first Call-on Congress in March 2017 and has since gotten involved with Fight CRC’s awareness and fundraising efforts. She is an inspirational speaker and author who shares her story of competing in the…

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Reese Garcia

Dedicated to Research

Meet Reese Garcia, our new Research Advocacy Manager, and see why and how she developed a passion for research and fighting for those with colorectal cancer. My CRC Connection One semester into my public health graduate studies back in 2016, I stumbled into a research…

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Fight CRC Partners on 2017 NCCN Guidelines for Patients

[SPRINGFIELD, MO — August 11, 2017] Fight Colorectal Cancer is the proud advocacy partner of the NCCN Foundation® for the publication of the 2017 versions of the NCCN Guidelines for Patients® for Colon and Rectal Cancers. These patient resources are published by the National Comprehensive…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Atrym M. Santiago from Florida

Meet Atrym / Conozca a Atrym Patient/Survivor – Paciente/Sobreviviente Kissimmee, FL Atrym’s Story / La historia de Atrym Es la primera vez que escribo y comparto mi historia, y siento que me quité un peso de encima. Ojalá que mi historia llegue lejos y ayude…

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Breaking Research News

FDA approves Opdivo for MSI-H or dMMR Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

On August 1, 2017, the FDA approved the use of Opdivo (nivolumab) in microsatellite instability high (MSI-H) or mismatch repair deficient (dMMR) metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). This is very exciting for the colorectal cancer community, who has seen a push in research efforts and immunotherapy…

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Surviving Colorectal Cancer

It may sound surprising to some, but not all cancer research focuses on finding a treatment to cure a disease. In fact, research efforts are well underway in the realm of cancer survivorship, including continued support for physical, mental, and emotional health of cancer patients….

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Teacher Fights Colon Cancer

Gina Benedetti is a colon cancer survivor from Petaluma, California who was featured in the 2017 On the Rise by our partners at The Colon Club. She is a mother and an elementary school teacher. She shares her story on the challenges that came with working while fighting colon cancer. …

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Meet the One Million Strong- Janaya Conjeski from New York

Meet Janaya Family Member of a Patient New York, NY Janaya’s Story My mom is a survivor of colon cancer and small bowel cancer. She was diagnosed with colon cancer July 2014 at 57-years-old. It was her first colonoscopy. She had no symptoms other than…

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Letter from the President – July 2017

Dear Fight CRC advocates, donors and friends, Being a part of Fight CRC’s leadership team is a privilege. The day Fight CRC was founded, Nancy Roach had a clear vision for where the organization needed to go. Over the last 5 years, we’ve seen rapid…

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