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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Break down barriers to colorectal cancer screening

During March 2019 – Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – the leading advocacy organization is rallying advocates to raise awareness so all Americans can access to life-saving colorectal cancer screenings. This March, Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC), the nation’s largest advocacy organization dedicated to colon and…

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CRC on The Real Housewives

Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Gregg Leakes Decides Against Chemotherapy after Surgery for Colorectal Cancer Are you a Real Housewives fan? If so, you probably know that the show has recently brought colorectal cancer to the spotlight … again. If not, we’ll catch you up quickly….

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Fight CRC Partners with No-Shave November for Fourth Straight Year

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) has once again been selected by No-Shave November as one of the three recipients for all funds raised during the 2018 campaign. No-Shave November is a nonprofit organization encouraging men and women to “let it grow” during the month of…

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Cancer, Pneumonia and Flu, and You

With fall just around the corner, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) expects flu season to begin ramping up within the next few months. According to the CDC, the flu season often times begins increasing around October with peak flu season occurring notoriously between December…

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Fight CRC Joins Groups to Call on Lowering the Screening Age

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) has joined 21 public health and patient advocacy groups in submitting a letter to the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) requesting it reconsider its 2016 colorectal cancer screening recommendation before its currently scheduled review in 2021. The request follows a…

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