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Research News – Personalized Cellular Immunotherapies  - Kite Pharma announced yesterday they will initiate personalized cellular immunotherapies before the end of 2016. These therapies will target certain sub-segments of the KRAS-mutant cancer patient population (KRAS-mutations are a biomarker of colorectal cancer). This exciting new technology will use living immune cells as…  Read More
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Advocate Spotlight: Suzanne Lindley - Suzanne Lindley has lived with metastatic colorectal cancer since 1998. She founded YES! Beat Liver Tumors (an organization for individuals living with metastatic liver tumors) and advocates for Fight Colorectal Cancer. From Humble Beginnings I knew nothing about advocacy before meeting Dusty Weaver…  Read More
Suzanne Lindley has been living with metastatic colorectal cancer since 1998. She is the founder of YES! Beat Liver Tumors, an organization for individuals living with metastatic liver tumors, and an advocate for Fight Colorectal Cancer.
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Next Generation Sequencing - When President Obama launched the Precision Medicine Initiative in 2015, the goal was to make treatment options better by focusing on a new approach – one that takes into account a person’s individuality by noting details such as variations in…  Read More
Next Generation Sequencing has the ability to read a person’s DNA code to detect genomic variations. Knowing the genomic mutations present may also determine what treatment option is best for you.
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800 Messages to Congress! - The August Recess Challenge is part of our “boots on the ground” strategy at Fight CRC. Advocates take action year-round from home using our advocacy portal, but the August Recess in Congress presents a unique opportunity to engage with them. We capitalize on…  Read More
Advocates take action year-round from home using our advocacy portal, but the August Recess in Congress presents a unique opportunity to engage with them. We capitalize on when members work “in district” (at home) to reach out and get their attention. We’re blown away by Fight CRC advocates this year and excited to report on how you did!
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Moving to Missouri - On behalf of our Board of Directors and staff, we have exciting news to share!  We are expanding our presence in the Midwest and moving our daily operations to Springfield, Missouri on Sept. 1. With this move we continue to…  Read More
We are expanding our presence in the Midwest and moving our daily operations to Springfield, Missouri on Sept. 1.
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Spirituality and Cancer - “They say everything happens for a reason…” “Why is this happening to me? I’m a good person!” “I can’t lose faith. Everybody knows positive attitude is everything!” “This just isn’t fair!” Religious and spiritual values have been reported by many…  Read More
Religious and spiritual values have been reported by many patients as important cancer coping tools. While some may tap into spirituality through practicing religion, others may find meaning and peace in another form that enriches or brings meaning to life.
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Recap: 2016 Ambassador Training - Music can express your thoughts when you can’t find the words to express the power of something. Ambassador training 2016 left me at a loss for words. It was one of the most powerful, emotional and inspiring weekends of my life. Lucky for…  Read More
Ambassador Training 2016 brought together 50 of the most loving, strong and driven individuals from across the country using their voices to get behind a cure.
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CRC Screening Guidelines – September 2016 Webinar - The screening guidelines for colorectal cancer were updated by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) in June 2016. This webinar, Dr. Dennis Ahnen talks about the new guidelines and sheds light on the variety of screening options now available.…  Read More
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Climbing Mountains For Colorectal Cancer - It’s easy to feel a sting of defeat from colorectal cancer. Your body takes a bruising that on your worst days, you question if you’ll ever recover. But the human body, just like the human spirit, is resilient. Our group of…  Read More
The human body, just like the human spirit, is resilient. Our group of hikers who took on Longs Peak in Colorado showed us that.
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Distress Screening for Cancer Patients - Anguish, agony, extreme anxiety and hardship – these are synonyms for distress. Believe it or not, almost everyone experiences distress. It comes through various levels, and during various parts of live. This is especially true for colorectal cancer patients. While…  Read More
Distress screening is a way to investigate a patient's level of stress, anxiety, sadness, etc. at any point throughout the cancer continuum.
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Q&A with Erica Hoffman – Vocal Coach Fights Stage IV CRC - Erica Hoffman is an effervescent young vocal coach at Jan Smith Studios, as well as a singer-songwriter, experienced performer and worship leader. While pursuing her passion as a vocal coach, she became violently ill with stage IV colon cancer in October 2015.…  Read More
Erica Hoffman is a vocal coach at Jan Smith Studios and stage IV survivor. Mama Jan's Birthday Bash will raise awareness & funds to support her fight.
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Letter from the President – August 2016 - “Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier Fight Colorectal Cancer envisions victory over colon and rectal cancers. We haven’t made Forbes 50 largest U.S. charities list, yet. So in the…  Read More
For you, and for my friend sitting by his wife’s bedside, we fight harder so that someday we can end the suffering.
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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.
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1414 Prince Street, Suite 204 Alexandria, VA 22314