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Fight Colorectal Cancer Blog


  • What is “Survivor’s Guilt”?

    Dec 11, 2017

    There are many side effects a colorectal cancer survivor endures: neuropathy, pain, bowel issues, and more. But what about guilt? Is that a side effect? For many, it can be a lingering side effect of cancer. “I often find myself thinking[…]

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  • What does the gut microbiome have to do with immunotherapy?

    Dec 5, 2017

    While immunotherapy is now a term many people are familiar with thanks to the continual promise it’s demonstrated for cancer treatment, the science behind why it works is often not communicated to the lay audience. This can make it challenging[…]

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  • Does Environment Affect Cancer Risk?

    Nov 28, 2017

    When changes in genes occur, it affects the way cells function and this can lead to cancer. Some gene changes occur naturally during DNA replication, which happens nonstop throughout our lives. Some gene changes occur due to a genetic predisposition[…]

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  • A Tour of Dr. Cindy Sears’ Lab

    Nov 21, 2017

    We’re committed to colorectal cancer research! Earlier this year, with our partners at the Cancer Research Institute, we awarded Cindy Sears, M.D. from Johns Hopkins with a $400,000 grant to study the gut microbiome and colorectal cancer. If you’re one[…]

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