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Bringing a CRC patient voice to ASCO 2016 - The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) takes place June 3-7 in Chicago and I’ll be there! More than 30,000 cancer researchers and patient advocates will be in attendance presenting results from current cancer research –…  Read More
RATS member Karen Wehling is attending ASCO 2016 as a survivor and advocate representing Fight CRC! See how you can follow her experience and get more information!
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Rectal Cancer 101:: May 2016 Webinar - The May 25, 2016 webinar covered the topic of Rectal Cancer with Mary Mulkerin, BSN, RN. Mary discussed various issues related to rectal cancer, including incidence and prevalence, standard therapy and the role of surgery. In addition, she will address…  Read More
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Tattoo reality star Clint Cummings hosts art show - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Clint Cummings, diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer in 2016, is using his exposure from reality TV to benefit and educate people about the disease through “The Art of Heroes Art Show” ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 20, 2016…  Read More
Clint Cummings, diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer in 2016, is using his exposure from reality TV to benefit and educate people about the disease through “The Art of Heroes Art Show”
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Keeping it Brief: Financial Toxicity - Topic Overview We all know it:  cancer is expensive. It’s not a secret that people find it difficult to afford their prescription medications – especially cancer patients facing the expenses of specialty drugs. An average patient can expect out-of-pocket expenses to…  Read More
We all know it, cancer is expensive. It's not a secret that people are finding it difficult to afford their prescription medications - especially cancer patients who are facing the expenses of specialty drugs.
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Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch: My Firsts - Written by guest blogger Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch Cancer patients’ lives are full of ugly firsts. First oncologist. First mega-surgery. First needle of chemo. The list goes on. But I’ve had a few firsts recently that have even blown my…  Read More
Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, a CRC survivor, joined Fight CRC for OMS Milwaukee to share her story for the first time in inner city Milwaukee.
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Andrea (Andi) Dwyer Co-authors Hereditary Cancer Risk Paper - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Director of Health Promotion co-authors best practices paper on educating individuals and families about hereditary risk across cancer types Colorectal cancer researcher and Director of Health Promotion Andrea (Andi) Dwyer co-authored a paper recently…  Read More
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Craig Campbell to host 4th celebrity cornhole challenge - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 30 — On June 7, country music artist and Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) spokesman Craig Campbell will host his 4th annual cornhole challenge in Nashville, Tenn. to support the fight against colorectal cancer.…  Read More
On June 7, country music artist and Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) spokesman Craig Campbell will host his 4th annual cornhole challenge to support the fight against colorectal cancer.
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Meet the One Million Strong – Sandy Muschenheim from Minnesota
Sandy was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer on her baseline screening colonoscopy in 2011. Today she's NED.
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The Collective Voice: 10th Annual Call-on Congress Recap - If you’ve ever tried to tell someone about D.C., it would be an injustice to show a single picture of the reflecting pool or a selfie from the White House. They all honor and remember those who’ve sacrificed and served…  Read More
Call-on Congress 2016 was a year we’ll never forget, not just for the one or two stories, but for the three days full of our love, hope and strength.
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Highlights from the Hill – May 2016 - Introducing our new monthly feature Highlights from the Hill!  Did you know there’s someone in D.C. who meets year-round with members of Congress and coalition partners to ensure your voice is heard?! Meet Margaret Carvin, Fight CRC’s policy strategist. Enjoy our…  Read More
Updates for you about meetings our Policy Strategist attended and high priority issues. This month we talk about the Senate Innovations Bill and the Medicare Part B Proposal!
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May: Mental Health Awareness Month - May is mental health awareness month. Mental illness is a common and serious problem, as 1 in 5 Americans have a diagnosable mental health illness, and 1 in 25 have mental health illnesses considered debilitating. Cancer survivors are amongst this…  Read More
May is mental health awareness month. Mental illness is a common and serious problem, as 1 in 5 Americans have a diagnosable mental health illness, and 1 in 25 have mental health illnesses considered debilitating.
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Featuring: Blue Hope Hard Hat Initiative - OMS Contribution: Blue Hope Hard Hat Initiative Kevin Hays was diagnosed with stage IIIb colon cancer at age 28. He underwent surgery and FOLFOX chemotherapy after diagnosis. Kevin now works on colorectal cancer awareness initiatives to encourage people to better…  Read More
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Fight Colorectal Cancer is a leading colorectal cancer advocacy organization.
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Fight Colorectal Cancer is empowering survivors to raise their voices, training advocates around the country, and educating lawmakers in pushing them for better policies to fight Colorectal Cancer.  

You can help by being an advocate and take action - also anything you give is much appreciated.