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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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Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN)

Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy, or CIPN is extremely common among CRC patients and survivors. The side effect can last months to years following treatment, and can be extremely challenging to manage. Reports have indicated that CIPN is one reason some patients stop their chemotherapy treatments…

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When Two Worlds Collide

Meet Nancy Levesque, Fight CRC’s new Director of Communications Personal Connection to CRC Every year, my mother dreads going in for her colonoscopy, but really, who doesn’t? The prep makes her sick for days. But for the last several years, she has had polyps removed,…

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