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The Future of Anti-EGFR Therapy? – Part 2 - In “The Future of Anti-EGFR Therapy – Part 1” we covered some of the major ways anti-EGFR therapeutic antibodies work (“blocking the gas pedal” and “flagging the immune system”) – but there are certainly areas for improvement! Since approximately half…  Read More
Two different experimental clinical trials attempting to improve anti-EGFR therapeutics.
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20+ Research Advocates Join Fight CRC - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, Va. – August 10, 2015 — This month Fight Colorectal Cancer is adding over 20 individuals to its Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) program. The RATS program trains those impacted by colorectal cancer and passionate…  Read More
This month Fight Colorectal Cancer is adding over 20 individuals to its Research Advocacy Training and Support (RATS) program.
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PROSPECT Trial – CRC Clinical Trial Update - Since the inception of Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC), we have advocated for and supported cancer research. Clinical trials are the cornerstone of much of our research focus. For this next installment in our clinical trials series, we catch up with Medical…  Read More
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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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Do Your Members Know Your Story? - The August Recess Challenge is underway! Last week’s Challenge was to find out if your members of Congress have co-sponsored the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act  (H.R. 1220/S. 624). Now it’s time to put that knowledge to use! Week…  Read More
The August Recess Challenge is underway! It's time to put that knowledge to use and tweet the members this week!
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Meet the One Million Strong – Lauren Kehl from Illinois - Meet Lauren Lauren Kehl, stage IV colon cancer Calumet City, Illinois Lauren’s Story I never thought an upset stomach would turn out to be something so serious. That’s why I ignored my symptoms for an entire year. heck, what 31 year old thinks about…  Read More
Lauren Kehl, stage IV colon cancer survivor, shares her cancer journey and gives advice for those in the fight!
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Do you know if your members support our bill? - Your members of Congress are working from home this August! It’s called the “August Recess” and they take a break from D.C. to work in the home districts and get in touch with the voters. We challenge you to take…  Read More
Your members of Congress are working from home this August! It's called the "August Recess" and they take a break from D.C. to work in the home districts and get in touch with the voters.
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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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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.