Letter from the President – September 2017

Dear Advocates, Our Ambassador Training Program has become an annual weekend that anchors us at Fight Colorectal Cancer. Last weekend, 29 ambassadors came to Springfield ready to share their stories. There’s something magical that happens when we share our stories. I witnessed it again last…

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Fight CRC Partners on 2017 NCCN Guidelines for Patients

[SPRINGFIELD, MO — August 11, 2017] Fight Colorectal Cancer is the proud advocacy partner of the NCCN Foundation® for the publication of the 2017 versions of the NCCN Guidelines for Patients® for Colon and Rectal Cancers. These patient resources are published by the National Comprehensive…

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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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Fight CRC and CRI

$400,000 Award to Support Immunotherapy Research

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) announced today that they have awarded a $400,000 research grant to Cynthia L. Sears, M.D., professor of medicine, oncology and molecular microbiology and immunology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Sears was…

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Nashville Mayor, Country Artists Come Together to Fight Colorectal Cancer

Country music artist and national spokesman Craig Campbell will be headlining and hosting the annual One Million Strong benefit dinner at Nashville’s City Winery on June 6, 2017 from 6-10 p.m. The dinner will follow Campbell’s 5th Annual Celebrity Cornhole Challenge that’s being hosted at…

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New-And-Improved MSS Colorectal Cancer Clinical Trial Finder Released

Tom Marsilje, Ph.D. and Fight Colorectal Cancer release a new-and-improved tool that helps late-stage colorectal cancer (CRC) patients search for microsatellite stable (MSS-CRC) clinical trials sorted with a patient’s point of view in mind Stage IV Colorectal Cancer Survivor Dr. Tom Marsilje, known to many…

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NYC Ping Pong Fundraiser to Benefit Fight Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. To support Fight Colorectal Cancer, the leading patient advocacy organization in the country, board members Constantine Contopoulos and Dana Rye will host a fundraiser to support research, awareness and advocacy efforts. The event…

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Fight CRC Earns 95%, Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., May 1, 2017 — Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC)’s strong financial health has earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. Fight CRC received a score of 95.3 out of 100 overall based on FY2016…

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