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Are you a GI fellow or community oncologist?

Join the GI CONNECT Interactive Masterclass on Colorectal Cancer Management: Expert Insights Into The Latest Clinical Data and Their Application Into Clinical Practice GI CONNECT is of a group of international experts in gastrointestinal (GI) oncology who develop educational programs to support medical oncologists around…

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2018 Climb for a Cure

Join the Virtual Climb for a Cure!

Climb for a Cure 2019 is upon us and for the fourth year in a row, Fight CRC will be summiting a beautiful Colorado peak in the prime hiking month of July! Our aim is to raise more research dollars while also deepening the bonds…

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Introducing Emotional First Aid by Dr. Jamie Aten

We are pleased to introduce Emotional First Aid, a new reoccurring blog by Jamie Aten, Ph.D. (counseling psychology). He is a disaster psychologist, author, and speaker. He doesn’t just study disasters, he’s lived disasters as a Hurricane Katrina survivor and early-age onset stage IV colorectal…

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Call on Congress

2019 March Impact Report: No One Fights Alone

Videography: Evan Cantwell Photography: Brian Threlkeld & Evan Cantwell  Chanting, texting, or hashtagging, stage IV survivor, John MacLeod often reminds me of his mantra “no one fights alone.” Next, to John, I can always count on seeing his equally-feisty powerhouse of a wife, Angie Nicholas…

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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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Breaking Advocacy News

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

Fred Schiller Caregiver Georgia I found myself in a waiting room, alone, not knowing what the surgeon would find. I hoped for the best, but as is my nature, I prepared for the worst. Nothing prepares you for receiving that kind of news and nothing…

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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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