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FAP Patients for a Phase III Clinical Trial

FAP Patients for a Phase III Clinical Trial

September 29, 2015

FAP (familial adenomatous polyposis) patients may be eligible for a clinical trial sponsored by Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals that is open and enrolling participants in the U.S., Canada and Europe). The Phase III clinical trial is evaluating an investigational oral drug combination (eflornithine + sulindac) for patients with FAP.

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Team of the Week is Team Rice's Runners

Team of the Week is Team Rice's Runners

September 24, 2015

Committed to finding a local event to help raise colon cancer awareness, Jaclyn Whalen, Team Captain of Rices’ Runners, found the New York City Scope It Out 5K on the internet. She formed her team in honor of her mother, Patrice, who was diagnosed two years ago with colon cancer. Thankfully, it was caught early on and Patrice (nicknamed Rice) has made a full recovery.

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Is There A Clinical Trial For You?

Is There A Clinical Trial For You?

June 04, 2015

Patients and caregivers are increasingly looking for clinical trial information for themselves and their loved ones. As a direct result of demand from patient community members, Chris4Life and the Smart Patients team has built a user-friendly trial search engine. Chris4Life is working with Smart Patients to create a colorectal cancer specific version of this resource of the highest quality.

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Solving Your Family Mystery With The FAMILY HISTORY TOOL!

Solving Your Family Mystery With The FAMILY HISTORY TOOL!

June 30, 2015

Join us for our CHRIS4LIFE/COLONTOWN Virtual Roundtable conversation and learn that your family history should not remain a mystery! Learn, too, how to use this vital tool that has been created for all of us by Myriad Genetics.

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  • 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths for men and women combined
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  • 50% of Americans still do not get colonoscopy reimbursement
  • Colon cancer research is still vastly under-funded
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