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Garlic and Leeks May Ward off CRC

Garlic breath? Not a problem if you’re trying to reduce your risk of cancer. A recent study published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that eating allium vegetables could reduce a person’s risk of developing colon and rectal cancers. Allium vegetables include…

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Fight CRC Launches Clinical Trial Finder App

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) has collaborated with Flatiron Health to develop a smartphone application for its Late-Stage, MSS-CRC Clinical Trial Finder. The first-of-its-kind app — available starting today for both iOS and Android — enables patients with late-stage Microsatellite Stable (MSS) colorectal cancer to…

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Kopetz, Wu, Beacon

Updates for BRAF V600e (the BEACON trial)

News about the BEACON trial, a clinical trial offering a triplet combination for metastatic colon cancer and rectal cancer patients with BRAF V600e. In March 2019, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) updated their treatment guidelines to include a specific triplet combination of therapies for…

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The Future of the ACA: Texas v. USA Update

As an advocacy community, we are alarmed and deeply concerned about the Administration’s most recent effort to undermine patient protections included in the Affordable Care Act. The law includes critical protections for patients with pre-existing conditions as well as much needed coverage for life-saving preventative…

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Frederick Schiller

Meet Ambassador Frederick Schiller

Every day in March, Fight CRC will feature a new Awareness Ambassador. All of our Ambassadors are sharing their own very personal stories so that we can work to break down barriers to screening. Fred Schiller Caregiver Georgia I found myself in a waiting room, alone,…

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Fight CRC to be recognized at the Colorado State Capitol

Colorado Cancer Screening Program: Fight CRC to be recognized at the state capitol On Wednesday, March 27, the Colorado Cancer Screening Program (CCSP), led by Andrea (Andi) Dwyer, will be acknowledged by the Colorado General Assembly at the Colorado State Capitol for their accomplishments in…

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Meet Ambassador Mary Schmid

Every day in March, Fight CRC will feature a new Awareness Ambassador. All of our Ambassadors are sharing their own very personal stories so that we can work to break down barriers to screening. Mary Schmid Caregiver Arkansas My daughter Robyn was diagnosed stage IV just…

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Meet Ambassador Melissa Eckert-Zigrang

Every day in March, Fight CRC will feature a new Awareness Ambassador. All of our Ambassadors are sharing their own very personal stories so that we can work to break down barriers to screening. Melissa Eckert Survivor Missouri “I’m a stage IV survivor and nurse. I…

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Allison Rosen

Meet Ambassador Allison Rosen

Every day in March, Fight CRC will feature a new Awareness Ambassador. All of our Ambassadors are sharing their own very personal stories so that we can work to break down barriers to screening. Allison Rosen Survivor Texas “When you are in your 30’s and loving…

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Darlene Robinson

Meet Ambassador Darlene Robinson

Every day in March, Fight CRC will feature a new Awareness Ambassador. All of our Ambassadors are sharing their own very personal stories so that we can work to break down barriers to screening. Darlene Robinson Caregiver Delaware “I am a 20+ year oncology nurse whose…

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