A Sneak Peek of GI ASCO 2018

With the American Society of Cancer Oncology Gastrointestinal Symposium (GI ASCO) right around the corner, we are gearing up for an exciting four days! We will be collaborating with the top colorectal cancer researchers, advocacy groups, survivors and champions in the field. This year, GI…

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Your #StrongArmSelfie Questions, Answered!

Leading up to March, show your support in the fight against colorectal cancer by snapping a #StrongArmSelfie. It is an easy, fun way to raise awareness for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! It’s also a fun way to get your co-workers, team, neighbors, friends and family…

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How the Individual Mandate Repeal will Impact YOU

This week, the House and Senate passed a sweeping overhaul of the tax system that included a repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) individual mandate. The individual mandate is a policy aimed at encouraging Americans to purchase health insurance by levying a financial penalty…

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How the tax reform bill affects colorectal cancer patients

The Senate and House are working to reconcile their tax reform bills this week and all eyes are on Capitol Hill. While the legislation would bring about wide-ranging changes in our tax system, it is also poised to have a significant impact on our nation’s…

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What is “Survivor’s Guilt”?

There are many side effects a colorectal cancer survivor endures: neuropathy, pain, bowel issues, and more. But what about guilt? Is that a side effect? For many, it can be a lingering side effect of cancer. “I often find myself thinking I have to do something…

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What does the gut microbiome have to do with immunotherapy?

While immunotherapy is now a term many people are familiar with thanks to the continual promise it’s demonstrated for cancer treatment, the science behind why it works is often not communicated to the lay audience. This can make it challenging to understand the direction of…

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Does Environment Affect Cancer Risk?

When changes in genes occur, it affects the way cells function and this can lead to cancer. Some gene changes occur naturally during DNA replication, which happens nonstop throughout our lives. Some gene changes occur due to a genetic predisposition (or inherited syndrome). More specifically,…

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A Tour of Dr. Cindy Sears’ Lab

We’re committed to colorectal cancer research! Earlier this year, with our partners at the Cancer Research Institute, we awarded Cindy Sears, M.D. from Johns Hopkins with a $400,000 grant to study the gut microbiome and colorectal cancer. If you’re one of the many individuals who…

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Top 5 Ways Tom Marsilje’s Legacy is Making an Impact

On November 14, 2017 beloved advocate Tom Marsilje passed away from stage IV colorectal cancer at age 45. Tom was loved by everyone who knew him, and especially those in the colorectal cancer community. His passionate work in research oncology propelled him to use his…

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