Coronavirus (COVID-19) and CRC

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We know this is a difficult time for everyone, including the CRC community. We’re here for you. Please see the resources below for tips on being prepared and staying occupied during a pandemic, as well as a report on how COVID-19 is affecting the CRC community. We’re using this feedback to continue providing relevant, reliable resources to help our relentless champions of hope.

Almost 10,000 Excess Deaths

According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), modeling studies have shown that due to the delays in screening for and diagnosis of breast and colorectal cancers, there may 10,000 deaths, a 1% increase, over the next decade. Read more.

More than 195,000 missed colonoscopes

According to AMSURG, almost 200,000 patients missed colonoscopies since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic as of October 2020. Screenings are critical for colorectal cancer prevention. Read more.

COVID-19 and Colorectal Cancer

During these unprecedented times, Fight CRC remains committed to our mission and continues to support our community by providing helpful and trustworthy resources for all those affected by colorectal cancer. Your generosity today will make us stronger tomorrow.