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Perspectiva de una Hija: La Experiencia de ser Cuidadora

Llamamos cuidadores a las personas que cuidan a los seres queridos que han sido diagnosticados con cáncer. Esposos/as, parejas, hijos/as, amigos y familiares cercanos pueden tomar parte en el rol de cuidador. Este tipo de cuidadores no reciben salario; lo hacen por amor.  Los cuidadores…

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Tom Lehman Visits the White House

If you know golf, you know Tom Lehman. He has been a professional golfer for over 30 years.  He has 36 career professional victories, including five PGA TOUR wins. But what many people didn’t know, up until last year, is that Tom is also a…

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Fight CRC examines colorectal cancer in younger adults

Next steps in the international arena. In October 2019, Andrea (Andi) Dwyer at the University of Colorado, Dr. Jose Perea at the Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital in Spain, and Dr. Hisham Hussan from the Ohio State University released this editorial in response to the…

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Fight CRC Teams Up with Komodo Health

To Advance Early Screening and Biomarker Testing, AI-Powered Analytics Will Track Physician Referral Patterns and Spotlight Candidates for Outreach and Education San Francisco and Springfield, MO – October 28, 2019 – Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC), a non-profit patient advocacy and research organization, is turning…

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Three key Takeaways from ESMO 2019

The European Society for Medical Oncology’s Annual Conference, better known to the research community as “ESMO,” was held September 27 – October 1, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Researchers from all over the world gathered at the Fira Barcelona Gran Via event center, nestled right on…

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Meet Joanna Haydon from Missouri

Patient/Survivor St. Louis, Mo Joanna’s Story My name is Joanna Haydon.  A few words to describe me: 31, athletic, writer, attorney, cyclist, positive, proactive. On May 13, 2019, my life changed forever when three unexpected words were uttered to me: You have Cancer.   For…

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All Things Ostomy Q&A

Ostomy surgery can be life-saving and increase quality of life for individuals suffering from severe issues with bowel regulation. However, for some, the surgery can also affect life in a negative way.  Joanna Burgess, BSN, RN, CWOCN joined Fight CRC for a webinar where we talked…

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Top 5 Questions About Palliative Care

Palliative care is more than just a buzzword. Maybe you have heard about it in passing at your cancer center, or someone brought it up to you when discussing the care of their loved one. Regardless of where you heard the term, palliative care is…

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Colonoscopy prep: 8 expert tips for the night before

Colonoscopy prep is one of the most dreaded steps when it comes to colorectal cancer screening, but it’s not optional. You must clean out your colon so the doctor can get a good look at the inside! We’ve asked colorectal cancer survivors and caregivers who…

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Keto Diet and Colorectal Cancer

You may have seen foods labeled as “Keto-friendly” on your recent trip to the grocery store. Or maybe you flipped on the television and heard celebrities talking about how they follow a “keto diet.” So what is keto, anyway, and is it here to…stay? What…

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