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FDA update: Expanding the Indication of Panitumumab (Vectibix)

Panitumumab (Vectibix) has been a common drug for metastatic colorectal cancer since 2006. It received initial approval from the FDA for the treatment of colon cancers that express EGFR. The FDA had approved the use of the drug for patients with cancer that got worse…

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Healthcare Reform: 5 Things You Need To Know

It’s been a busy week in Washington, D.C. Here are the 5 things you need to know: 1. Goodbye BCRA On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that the Senate would not vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). Four republican Senators –…

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Ann Ogden

Q&A with Ann Ogden from Cook for your Life

Ann Ogden graciously offered some of her top tips and advice for cancer patients and shared what motivated her to start Cook for your Life, a nonprofit organization that helps cancer patients cook for themselves. Ann’s a two-time cancer survivor herself with a passion for…

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Carol Ylitalo

Meet the One Million Strong- Carol Ylitalo from Ohio

Meet Carol Patient / Survivor Lewis Center, OH Carol’s Story I am a 29 year survivor of colorectal cancer and have quite the cancer saga. I was a 41-year-old woman and did not fit the classic description of people who have colorectal cancer. Growing up,…

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Take the 2017 August Recess Challenge!

Each year, Fight CRC hosts an August Recess Challenge to get advocates involved in advocacy from home. The August Recess Challenge is an annual grassroots advocacy campaign with weekly challenges like meeting with your member of congress, calling your representatives or engaging with them on…

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Update on the Senate Healthcare Bill

*Reminder: Fight CRC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and to maintain our 501(c)(3)  status we must remain nonpartisan. We are not allowed to endorse candidates, donate money or resources to candidates, rate or rank candidates on their positions compared to our priorities or positions. If…

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CCC And Fight CRC

CRC Nonprofits Partner to Grow Local Grassroots Advocacy

The Colon Cancer Coalition and Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) are working together to raise awareness of colorectal cancer in local communities and engage supporters in political advocacy. The partnership will ensure thousands of volunteers, advocates and supporters involved in both organizations receive tools to…

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Merry New Year

Merry New Year! What do we mean? Well, it’s that time of the year where it’s like Christmas and New Year’s in July – at least for our nonprofit. June 30 marks the end of our fiscal year. This is a time when we look…

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Craig

Music City Raises $180,000 – 2017 Nashville Recap!

One of our favorite remarks from national spokesman Craig Campbell is “I’m all in!” He lost his dad to colon cancer at a young age. Several years ago, he teamed up with us to save lives. Year after year, Craig pours himself into raising awareness…

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