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The “New Normal” - The “new normal” is a phrase often used by cancer survivors. Due to significant life changes, many survivors struggle to adjust back to their pre-cancer self. The differences may be slight to the outsider but could be enough to affect…  Read More
The "new normal" is a phrase often used by cancer survivors. Due to significant life changes, many survivors struggle to adjust back to their pre-cancer self. The differences may be slight to the outsider but could be enough to affect the survivor’s sense of self.
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Colorectal Cancer Research Advocate Academy in Indianapolis - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Survivors, caregivers and family members who are part of Fight Colorectal Cancer’s (Fight CRC) Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) program will attend a research academy July 21-22 as part of their training program. Advocates will hear…  Read More
Patients, caregivers and family members attend training in Indiana with Fight CRC's Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS).
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Moonshot Summit Recap - On June 29, Vice President Biden convened a National Cancer Moonshot Summit at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He invited patient groups, medical professionals and advocates across the country to host local Summits of their own as part of the…  Read More
VP Biden invited patient groups, medical professionals and advocates across the country to host local Summits of their own as part of the Moonshot Initiative. Fight CRC hosted a virtual summit where participants could participate across the country.
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Grassroots Action Committee adds Two Survivors, Caregiver - Alexandria, Va. – July 7, 2016 — Fight CRC’s Grassroots Action Committee (GAC), a volunteer committee dedicated to leading grassroots advocacy efforts, recently welcomed three new members committed to leading others and volunteering their time to the cause. Joining the 2016-2017 committee are survivors…  Read More
Three new members committed to leading others and volunteering their time to the cause join the GAC.
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Keeping it Brief: Immunotherapy - TOPIC OVERVIEW Immunotherapy (also known as immuno-oncology or IO) is treatment that uses certain parts of a person’s own immune system to fight diseases such as cancer. In the last few decades, it has become an important part of treating…  Read More
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Cornholin’ for the Colon during 2016 CMA Fest - I’ve always loved Nashville. It’s not only nestled within beautiful rolling hills of Tennessee with a sweet guitar sound constantly filing the air, but the unspeakable goal of maintaining the simple things of life, yet making a name for oneself, permeates…  Read More
We hit Music City to watch country music artists play cornhole during Craig Campbell's 4th annual Celebrity Cornhole Challenge and represent Fight CRC.
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The New Normal - The new normal is a phrase often used by cancer survivors. Due to significant life changes, many survivors struggle to adjust back to their pre-cancer self. The differences may be slight to the outsider, but could be enough to affect the survivor’s sense of self. Join Fight CRC’s Sharyn Worrall, therapist and senior research coordinator, Jean Schleski, and stage II CRC survivor Tim Wright, for tips on how to manage the transition to the new normal in this episode of Taboo-t...
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Highlights from the Hill – July 2016 - Fight CRC’s D.C.-based policy strategist Margaret Carvin meets year-round with members of Congress and coalition partners to make sure your voice is heard. Highlights from the Hill is a monthly column featuring important meetings she’s attended and detailed information on…  Read More
Highlights from the Hill is a monthly column featuring important meetings she’s attended and detailed information on high priority issues. July focuses on appropriations update, oncology care model, medicare part B and the oncology center of excellence.
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Q&A with a stage I survivor working in CRC prevention - Evan Conant is a stage I survivor from Colorado who works as a sales rep with Taiho Oncology. As a healthy 50-something with an extremely active lifestyle (skiing, mountain/road biking, trail running, mountaineering), colorectal cancer was the last thing on his…  Read More
Evan shares his story to encourage everyone - even those working in the healthcare industry - to NOT DELAY screening
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Your Voice and Vote Matter! - YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE In 2008, six million Americans didn’t vote because they missed their registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. That can’t happen in 2016! Voting is an important part of being an advocate! Your vote…  Read More
In 2008, six million Americans didn’t vote because they missed their registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. Voting is an important part of being an advocate! Your vote is your voice.
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Response to USPSTF Final Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations
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LGBTQ Cancer Resources - If you’re an LGBTQ colorectal cancer patient or survivor, Fight CRC’s resources are a great place to gain in-depth information about the disease and symptom management. The following organizations offer resources specific to LGBTQ cancer care and survivorship: CancerCare’s 15-week…  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.