Fight Colorectal Cancer

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) is the leading patient-empowerment and advocacy organization in the United States, providing balanced and objective information on colon and rectal cancer research, treatment, and policy. We are relentless champions of hope, focused on funding promising, high-impact research endeavors, while equipping advocates to influence legislation and policy for the collective good.

We are Relentless Champions of Hope in the Fight Against Colorectal Cancer.

Latest from Fight Colorectal Cancer

The Last Patient: Cancer Survivor Recounts Diagnosis as COVID-19 Closed Clinicians’ Doors Worldwide

December 23, 2021

On this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, a colorectal cancer survivor explains how she was the last patient to receive a colonoscopy leading to her stage 3 diagnosis as her doctor’s office shut down because of COVID-19 in March 2020.

GQ Features Stage IV Survivor Paul Rawate

May 15, 2021

A well-known antiracism activist and author Ibram X. Kendi, also a stage IV colon cancer survivor, revealed his scars and shared his story through a GQ profile designed to highlight diverse patient populations within colorectal cancer.

Meet Maia and Manju, Clinical Trial Champions

May 05, 2021

The first blog in this series will introduce you to our two clinical trial champions, Maia Walker, Lead Curator of the Fight Colorectal Cancer Trial Finder, and Manju George, Scientific Director of COLONTOWN.

April Is Minority Health Month

April 27, 2021

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is an example of a disease lacking health equity in the United States. CRC cases and deaths are 20% and 40% higher, respectively, in Black compared to White individuals.

‘No Excuses’ When It Comes to Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March 04, 2021

This week on the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, to kick off Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we spoke with colon cancer survivor April Schack about what it was like to be diagnosed at age 36 and how she’s working with Fight CRC on a new campaign that aims to raise awareness about the disease, so that no one has to go through what she did.

GIASCO 2021 Research Recap

March 02, 2021

Although meeting in person was impossible, the research forged ahead, exciting results were presented, and those in the field continued to engage with just as much energy as previous years.

How to talk to your family about screening

December 23, 2020

As we enter the holiday season, we know that quality time spent connecting with family is upon us. Even if your gatherings are virtual this year, we encourage you to bring up your family medical history and support each other in understanding your family’s risk factors for colorectal cancer.