Fight CRC is Growing!

Help us welcome our new (& returning!) team members and learn about why they’re joining the fight against colorectal cancer. Devin Heid, Technical Analyst  Cancer is something no one wants to go through. It leaves uncertainty and a feeling of “what now?” Fight CRC provides resources…

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Are You Relentless?

What does it mean to be truly relentless? When you think of relentlessness, what comes to mind? I think of: The ambassador who stands behind the Fight CRC table at a local health fair and talks about their very personal experience with colorectal cancer in…

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Meet Molly McDonnell, Fight CRC’s Director of Advocacy

My Start on Capitol Hill My first real foray into advocacy was when I was working for a Member of Congress on Capitol Hill. My boss was the co-chair of the Rare Disease Caucus, a group of Members dedicated to raising awareness of, and advancing…

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Breaking Research News

Response to the ACP’s Screening Guideline Recommendations

On November 4, 2019, the American College of Physicians (ACP) released new guidelines for colon and rectal cancer screening in average risk people.  ACP’S GUIDELINE RECOMMENDATIONS Guidance Statement 1: Clinicians should screen for colorectal cancer in average-risk adults between the ages of 50 and 75…

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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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Fight CRC published for work in young adult colorectal cancer

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) is excited to announce that the manuscript titled “A summary of the Fight Colorectal Cancer working meeting: exploring risk factors and etiology of sporadic early-age onset colorectal cancer” has been published in the August edition of Gastroenterology. Over 45 experts…

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Comments to USPSTF On Screening

UPDATE: In May 2019, the Final Research Plan for Colorectal Cancer: Screening was made available to the public on the USPSTF website. Why is this a big deal? The results could lead to a guideline update, for example, moving the age of screening for average-risk…

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New to the Fight CRC Board

Fight CRC is excited to announce our new Board Members. Eric Hausmann Eric became involved with Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) as an advocate after his late wife Rose Hausman. Rose was healthy, with no family history of the disease when in 2005, at age…

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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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Our hearts are heavy…

With the highly anticipated 90210 reboot, FOX honored the legacy of Luke Perry by hosting a Tweet-to-Donate campaign where they donated $5 to the fight against colorectal cancer when tweets included the hashtags #BHPeachPit & #FightCRC. Thank you to everyone who joined in! FOX is…

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