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Thank You and Farewell

The past four years have been unbelievable. I started with Fight CRC four years ago as an intern while I finished my last year of college. After graduation, I joined the staff full time and was welcomed into this community with open arms. Throughout the…

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Hair Loss During Treatment Can be Traumatic: A Survivor’s Guide to Overcoming

While hair loss is not a life-threatening condition and it is not physically painful, it can affect a person’s mental health–elevating stress and anxiety and reducing quality of life.  Specifically, the literature suggests that female-identified cancer patients, in particular, experience challenges with hair loss on…

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Driving Change

Meet Aubree Thelen, Fight CRC’s new Advocacy Manager I have big shoes to fill as I step into Fight CRC’s Advocacy Manager position. While I am not a survivor myself, cancer has touched my life and the people I love. Watching the personal struggle of…

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Fight CRC Partners with No-Shave November for Fourth Straight Year

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) has once again been selected by No-Shave November as one of the three recipients for all funds raised during the 2018 campaign. No-Shave November is a nonprofit organization encouraging men and women to “let it grow” during the month of…

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Update on Short-Term Limited-Duration Health Plans

Earlier this year, the Trump Administration finalized a rule expanding short-term limited-duration health plans. As a reminder, these health plans do not have to comply with many of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) patient protections — they can exclude coverage for pre-existing conditions, impose lifetime…

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Looking for Support and Resources? Look No Further!

Are you looking for real-time support and help finding local resources? Check out Fight CRC’s partnership with the Cancer Support Community. In 2015, Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) and the Cancer Support Community (CSC) embarked on an important partnership to help patients and caregivers access…

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Recovery After the Loss of a Loved One

Highlights: Dealing with the death of a friend or family member can lead to a variety of emotional responses Grief is an important part of the recovery process Though they may not make the process easier, there are ways to help manage grief, including counseling,…

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