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Happy Anniversary Medicare & Medicaid - Programs such as Medicare and Medicaid are an essential part of American society. But it wasn’t always that way. Fifty years ago today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) were established and through the course of time these programs…  Read More
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Turning a Cold CRC Tumor Hot: Part 2 - In part 1 we covered the differences between “hot” and “cold” tumors. To answer the question of what is being done to help CRC patients with non-MSI tumors (the majority of CRC patients), we’ll now discuss immunotherapy concepts for these patients. A Few Experimental Strategies I wanted to…  Read More
To answer the question of what is being done to help CRC patients with non-MSI tumors, we’ll discuss immunotherapy concepts for these patients.
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August Recess Challenge – It’s Time to Act! - Overview Members of Congress go home in August to make sure they stay in touch with the voters! We need Fight CRC advocates around the country to take advantage of the opportunity to meet, tweet and call while they’re on recess working “in district.” Our August Recess Challenge…  Read More
We need Fight CRC advocates to take advantage of the opportunity to meet, tweet and call while they’re on recess working “in district.”
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RECAP: Essence Festival 2015 - On July 2-5, Fight Colorectal Cancer expanded its awareness into a thriving community that welcomed the message of colorectal cancer prevention:  the Essence Music Festival. Partnerships Manager Michell Baker, along with her sisters and long-time advocates LaRisha and Marsha, traveled to New Orleans to work a Fight CRC booth in the community corner. This festival, the…  Read More
On July 2-5, Fight Colorectal Cancer expanded its awareness into a thriving community that welcomed the message of colorectal cancer prevention: the Essence Music Festival.
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Illinois Representative joins Congressional Advisory Committee
Congressman, the husband of a young-onset survivor, joins Fight CRC political advisory committee.
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Advocacy Update – July 2015 - Advocates, We hope your summer is off to a great start! We have been busy attending conferences and meetings all across the country to make sure your perspective is represented on all the hot issues. Thank you to all our volunteers who help with our exhibits and outreach efforts–we couldn’t do it without your support! Read…  Read More 
Updates for volunteers interested in getting involved with policy impacting colorectal cancer.
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Advocate Spotlight: Kristin Keesen - We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: advocacy isn’t for the faint of heart! Persistence is a key theme for many of our advocates. Kristin Keesen, stage III survivor and Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) member’s efforts recently paid…  Read More
Kristin Keesen, stage III survivor and Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) member’s efforts recently paid off after years of advocating.
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Turning a Cold CRC Tumor Hot: Part 1 - Now that we’re introduced, as promised I wanted to spend my first scientific post on the hottest current topic in oncology research: immunotherapies. First of all: believe the hype. I have been doing oncology research for more than 20 years. The recent emergence of immunotherapies acting against multiple…  Read More
Dr. Tom Marsilje explains the hottest current topic in oncology research: immunotherapies. First of all: believe the hype.
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10 Ways To Say Goodbye to “I’m Bored” This Summer - “Mom – I’m BORED!” This sounding familiar? Looking for a magic bullet to keep your kids entertained this summer and learn things like responsibility, civic service and leadership? Help them host a summer fundraiser! A lemonade stand isn’t the only way kids can invest in an important cause (although it’s a great start)! With several weeks…  Read More
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The Currently Incurable Scientist: An Introduction - Today we introduce you to stage IV colorectal cancer survivor and Ph.D. scientist Dr. Tom Marsilje and kick off his new blog series, “The Currently Incurable Scientist” on the Fight CRC blog! Through our partnership with The Colon Club, we met Tom and immediately became impressed not only with his “insider” knowledge but his passion to…  Read More
Meet Dr. Tom Marsilje, a stage IV colorectal cancer survivor who will be blogging for Fight CRC about upcoming research advancements.
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Why Kristin Keesen Fundraises for Fight CRC - Fight Colorectal Cancer keeps its doors open and programs going thanks to the generosity of others. As a nonprofit, we rely on funding from program sponsors, generous donors and passionate fundraisers like Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) & RATS committee member Kristin Keesen. Check out why she’s gotten involved not only in advocacy and research – but…  Read More
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Letter From the President – July 2015 - This July isn’t only the start of a fiscal new year for us; it also marks our organization’s 10-year anniversary. Founded by Nancy Roach in 2005, she started the organization with a laptop, printer, a handful of friends and a passion to make a difference in the world. Read the Beyond Blue article about Nancy starting…  Read More http://ow.ly/31266Y
Letter from President Anjee Davis as we head into our 10th year as an organization.
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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.