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Fight Colorectal Cancer Blog
Jun 13, 2018
In July 2016, Dr. Catherine (Kathy) Jankowski, an exercise physiologist at the University of Colorado, was an expert guest on the Fight CRC blog. At that time, we were gearing up for our first Climb for a Cure hike and[…]Read more...
Jun 12, 2018
Meet Eric Patient/Survivor Severna Park, Maryland Eric’s Story I was diagnosed with an anal fissure 9 years ago, and recently started having similar symptoms. Since I was 47, my G.I. doctor didn’t seemed too concerned, and asked if I thought[…]Read more...
New manuscript publication on early-age onset CRC announced: Recommendations include lowering screening initiation to 45 years.May 31, 2018
Fight Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is excited to announce the publication of the manuscript “Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiation before the age of 50 years: A Microsimulation Analysis” into Cancer. This manuscript is the collaborative effort of the American Cancer Society, Fight[…]Read more...
May 30, 2018
On May 30, 2018 The American Cancer Society (ACS) updated their guidelines for recommended screening for colorectal cancer from age 50 to age 45. This was in direct response to the increase in incidence of early age onset (EAO) colorectal[…]Read more...