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Fight Colorectal Cancer is a leading colorectal cancer advocacy organization.
Fight Colorectal Cancer is a leading colorectal cancer advocacy organization.

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Colonoscopy Prep, Chocolate Bars, and Strawberry Smoothies -   It’s one of the most laughed about and complained about steps of the colonoscopy process: prep night. While it’s nobody favorite step, it’s a necessary, critical step to clear the rectum and colon before the procedure. A bad bowel…  Read More

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Keeping it Brief: Affordable Care Act - With news of insurers dropping out of the marketplace and premiums increasing, you may be wondering if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is really going to be “affordable” when open enrollment begins this year. As the 2016 campaign nears its…  Read More

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Event Recap :: Research Advocacy Training Wisconsin - When I first joined the Fight CRC team in the summer of 2015, I was excited to jump in. I love to evaluate programs and learn about the needs of patients. I got my master’s degree in public health because…  Read More

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Unknown: What to do When You're Missing Pieces of Your Family's Health History

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An Office Manager With Heart - Jerri Lyn Mooney began working with Fight Colorectal Cancer seven years ago in May 2009. Over the past several years she’s helped build the organization and execute many behind-the-scenes operations. Advocates love her for her kindness and helpfulness. She’s a…  Read More

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Campaign for Cures: Vote for Medical Progress! - Research is critical to the advancement of medical progress. Research provides hope to patients. Campaign For Cures: Vote for Medical Progress!, a national voter education initiative launched by Research!America, is urging candidates running for national office to share their views…  Read More

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Don’t tell me how to $%^&* FEEL - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fight Colorectal Cancer launches podcast to offer insights and tips for supporting colorectal cancer patients SPRINGFIELD, MO. (Oct. 17, 2015) — Sometimes, everything is not going to be “OK.” In the Oct. 2016 Taboo-ty podcast, Fight Colorectal…  Read More

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Don't Tell Me How The F*$% To Feel - Fight CRC interviews Jana Bolduan Lomax, PsyD, Director of Cancer Support Services at Saint Joseph Hospital in Colorado. Colorectal cancer patients and survivors often hear comments like: “stay positive,” “well, you look good,” and “don’t worry, everything will be fine.” While well intentioned, these comments may cause uncertainty about how to share one’s true feelings. As Jana eloquently states in this episode: it’s OK to feel bad, it’s OK to feel scare...

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WHAT THE HECK IS A DPD DEFICIENCY? - Stage IV survivor and advocate Kathy Oliver enjoys living in beautiful Huntington Beach, California. She was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2012 and is surviving and thriving in spite of her disease. Her motto is “knowledge is power” and her…  Read More

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Meet CRC Researcher Susan Payne - A photo posted by Susan (@payneator8) on Apr 17, 2016 at 3:04pm PDT Hey ya’ll! My name is Susan Payne and I work in Dr. Dusty Deming’s colon and pancreatic cancer research lab at the University of Wisconsin. This research is…  Read More
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