As a patient advocacy organization, Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) is actively engaged in disease-specific education and awareness. Fifteen years ago, before the term “patient centricity” was coined, our founder Nancy Roach passionately requested to be included within the research community as a patient voice for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients. Training Patients In 2015, we launched the research advocacy training program (called “RATS”), training survivors and caregivers to meaningfully engage in the research process. The curriculum covers cancer biology 101 and in-person academies at academic institutions. With over 25 RATS members in 15 states and two countries, our RATS are...
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
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We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America