Introducing Emotional First Aid by Dr. Jamie Aten

We are pleased to introduce Emotional First Aid, a new reoccurring blog by Jamie Aten, Ph.D. (counseling psychology). He is a disaster psychologist, author, and speaker. He doesn’t just study disasters, he’s lived disasters as a Hurricane Katrina survivor and early-age onset stage IV colorectal…

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Garlic and Leeks May Ward off CRC

Garlic breath? Not a problem if you’re trying to reduce your risk of cancer. A recent study published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that eating allium vegetables could reduce a person’s risk of developing colon and rectal cancers. Allium vegetables include…

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Fight CRC Launches Clinical Trial Finder App

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) has collaborated with Flatiron Health to develop a smartphone application for its Late-Stage, MSS-CRC Clinical Trial Finder. The first-of-its-kind app — available starting today for both iOS and Android — enables patients with late-stage Microsatellite Stable (MSS) colorectal cancer to…

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2018 Year in Review

2018: Fight CRC Patient Education and Research Year in Review This year brought exciting updates, new funding opportunities, additional resources, and exciting advocacy panels. We have no plans of slowing down in 2019! As the year comes to an end, we spent time reflecting on…

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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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The Young Colorectal Cancer Caregiver

Being a caregiver is not easy. While caregivers often face physical and emotional challenges, being a caregiver is an experience that ebbs and flows — there’s the bad stuff and sometimes there’s good stuff, too. Becoming a caregiver requires adjustment, like many transitional times in…

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Breaking Research News

Reducing the Burden of Polyps in FAP Patients

Patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) are at a markedly increased risk for colorectal polyps and cancer. In fact, the risk of developing CRC is nearly 100% if FAP goes untreated and unmanaged. Therefore, there are multiple, critical management issues during the entire course of…

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Fight CRC Research Advocates Are Coming to Colorado

On August 15th, colorectal cancer survivors, caregivers, and champions will be traveling from all across the U.S. to meet in Colorado for an exciting two-day Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) Academy. The training and support program, affectionately known as RATS, brings together patient advocates…

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August 2018 Recipe

Summer is still in full swing and temperatures are high around a lot of the country. When it’s too hot to cook, what do you do? Order in? Eat cold leftovers? When you’re too tired and too hot to cook, try this incredibly easy, super…

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PGA TOUR Professional Tom Lehman Joins Forces with Fight CRC to Raise Awareness

PGA TOUR Professional and colon cancer survivor Tom Lehman is excited to serve as a brand ambassador for Fight CRC. Lehman will participate in year-long public service announcement campaign. Lehman, is teaming up with Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) to help raise awareness of the nation’s second-deadliest…

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