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New manuscript publication on early-age onset CRC announced: Recommendations include lowering screening initiation to 45 years.

Fight Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is excited to announce the publication of the manuscript “Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiation before the age of 50 years: A Microsimulation Analysis” into Cancer. This manuscript is the collaborative effort of the American Cancer Society, Fight CRC, Memorial Sloan Kettering in…

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About the Early Age Onset Update

On May 30, 2018 The American Cancer Society (ACS) updated their guidelines for recommended screening for colorectal cancer from age 50 to age 45. This was in direct response to the increase in incidence of early age onset (EAO) colorectal cancer. Here’s what you need…

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Exercise, Healthy Eating, Fat, and Cancer

There tends to be a lot of confusion about fat (what are the good fats? What are the bad fats? Should I avoid fat?). To make things simple, it’s important to know that fat is a vital nutrient that we need…we just don’t need too…

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ASCO 18: What to Expect in Colorectal Cancer Research

The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago, IL is just around the corner. This year’s theme is  “Delivering Discoveries: Expanding the Reach of Precision Medicine” From June 2-5, Fight CRC staff and research advocates will be engaging with researchers, clinicians, and…

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Fight CRC Advocate, Trish Lannon Featured on Health Central

Grassroots Action Committee Secretary and stage III colon cancer survivor, Trish Lannon, was recently featured in the Colon Cancer section of Health Central! Trish has been an Fight CRC advocate for 6 years and also serves as the President of the Colon Club, one of…

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Meet the One Million Strong- Nikki Moore from Oregon

Meet Nikki Caregiver/Loved One Portland, Oregon Nikki’s Story It was June of 2015 and life was in full swing.  We had two businesses; Matt was running his financial firm and I was running my mental health therapy private practice. We had a condo DIY kitchen…

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CIPN Q&A with Dr. Mackenzi Pergolotti

Dr. Mackenzi Pergolotti, Ph.D., OTR/L is an Assistant Professor at Colorado State University, she answers a few questions as we learn more about the ins and outs of CIPN. About CIPN Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) is described as a group of symptoms related to nerves…

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