January 2018 Patient’s Guide



One Million Strong LIVE Kickoff – Jan. 25!

There’s 6 weeks until March and our countdown has begun! Save the date and tune in to our Facebook Live at 12pm CT on Thurs., Jan. 25 where members of the Fight CRC team will introduce you to some of the fun awareness events we have planned. We’ll debut a new PSA, fill you in on what’s happening from coast to coast this year and give you the chance to win some free giveaways! If you’re wanting to get involved in our One Million Strong community, join us on January 25, 2018 12PM CST!


Goals of Care When Cancer is Chronic

February’s webinar, presented by Dr. James Cleary of the University of Wisconsin, dives into some of the real concerns facing late-stage colorectal cancer patients. These include: living with late-stage cancer, how to plan for the worst and hope for the best, the importance of incorporating palliative care, and more. With many years in the cancer field, Dr. Cleary is passionate about helping patients create realistic and positive goals of care when cancer is chronic. This will be a fantastic webinar not to be missed.

February 5, 2018 at 12:00 EST

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GI ASCO Follow-up

Next month, Dr. Dusty Deming will present the top research discussed at the annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium. As a rectal cancer survivor and CRC researcher, Dr. Deming is passionate about keeping the Fight CRC community up to date and aware of the progress being made to treat CRC patients and survivors.

February 8, 2018 | 2PM EST

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Pre-ASCO Blog

The annual “GI ASCO” conference kicks off today in San Francisco! Our team is on the ground and will be learning about the latest research news impacting colorectal cancer patients. To see what we’re doing this week, and what we’re hoping to learn about, check out our “Sneak Peek” blog.

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Your #StrongArmSelfie Questions, Answered!

Leading up to March, show your support in the fight against colorectal cancer by snapping a #StrongArmSelfie. It is an easy, fun way to raise awareness for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! It’s also a fun way to get your co-workers, team, neighbors, friends and family involved! Over the years, we’ve seen thousands of posts come in. If you’re just now noticing all of these “strong arms,” here’s how it works!

Find out how to post a #StrongArmSelfie!

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