Pride Month

LGBTQ+ colorectal cancer patient or survivor, Fight CRC’s resources are a great place to gain in-depth information about colon and rectal cancer treatments, symptom management, and survivorship care. In addition, there are organizations that offer great cancer resources specific to the LGBTQ+ community

New and Improved Patient Tools

Our new Provider Finder and Clinical Trial Finder have launched! Patients can search for an oncologist, radiologist, surgeon, or gastroenterologist with our Provider Finder. For patients seeking second opinions, this tool gives options that align within the travel areas you select. The Trial Finder can help patients with late stage "MSS" colorectal cancer get a potential list of clinical trials to discuss with their medical teams. 

ASCO Follow-up Webinar

Join Dr. Cannon, June 17, 2022 at noon ET from Inova Health as he unpacks colorectal cancer research updates from the 2022 ASCO annual conference!

Your Guide in the Fight Resource Meetups

Fight CRC’s Your Guide in the Fight Resource Meetups are free online gatherings for people affected by colorectal cancer (CRC) seeking access to resources and peer-to-peer support.

This month, Your Guide in the Fight meetups will take place on June 9, 2022, at noon EST and June 28, 2022, at 4:30pm EST

Register for an upcoming meetup that fits your schedule, and learn more about the resources we have for newly diagnosed patients

Whether you have just been diagnosed, are receiving treatment, or are supporting someone who is facing CRC, these twice-per-month meetups are a safe and reliable place to talk to people who have similar experiences to yours, while learning about resources available to you from Fight CRC and partners alike. A meetup does not take the place of a doctor or healthcare team, but is a great place to start when searching for more resources! Come join us this month to get connected!

 

Podcasts

In this month’s episode of Fight CRC’s Taboo-ty Podcast, we will be chatting with one of our 2018-2019 Ambassadors-Paula Chambers-Raney! She will be with us to discuss the financial challenges she faced while dealing with her diagnosis. Make sure you catch it June 27, 2022!

If you missed it, you definitely want to check out May’s episode in our Ambassador Series, where Tim McDonald shared his story and how he became involved in advocacy work.

On the Blog

¡Blogs en Español!

Don’t forget to visit our Blog page to stay on top of breaking news and to read stories from our community!

Research Updates

The Abstracts are In!  Studies and Data We Are Are Monitoring-The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Conference in June:

The Fight CRC will be joining ASCO this June to further the collaboration and discussions to advance cancer treatment and survivorship care.  Take a sneak peak at some of the abstracts and studies we think might have the biggest impact on our Fight CRC community.  Wondering what is ASCO?  Think of it as the Super Bowl or even the World Cup of Cancer Research, it’s the largest discussion of cancer research in the world  You won’t want to miss the updates on site and reading ahead of time, the possible game changers this year. Tune in to our webinar for updates

Digestive Disease Week (DDW) - Fight CRC and Experts Show Up in Full Force:

Fight CRC research team and experts had a great opportunity to showcase Fight CRC work at  World Endoscopy Meeting at DDW; with also many research and experts working with Fight CRC were part of plenary and poster abstracts,   On May 22, 2022 Fight CRC hosted an early-age onset (EAO) colorectal cancer working group at DDW in San Diego California. During this meeting researchers and doctors from across the country identified how we can move the needle in EAO research and innovations. Check out our blog here to learn more about the meetings.

4th Annual International Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Symposium: 

The symposium hosted by Fight CRC and partner, José Perea García aims to define and develop groundbreaking approaches in EAO colorectal cancer. Advocates are encouraged and welcomed to join the discussion.  Wonder what the day is all about, see Dr. Perea share the focus of the meeting as we build off our previous efforts at DDW and the last several years. Register here!.  

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