Ally Updates

National nonprofit Colorectal Cancer Alliance will invest $125,000 in innovative, peer-reviewed research by Benjamin Weinberg, MD, as part of its Chris4Life Research Program. Weinberg, far right, discusses the award with Alliance CEO Michael Sapienza, center, and Vice President of Development Regan Huneycutt at the recent ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco. Weinberg is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Colorectal Cancer Alliance-Funded Research among First to Examine Relationship between Colon Microbiota and Colorectal Cancer

January 23, 2018 (Washington, D.C.) – National nonprofit Colorectal Cancer Alliance will invest $125,000 in innovative, peer-reviewed research by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Benjamin Weinberg, MD, as part of its Chris4Life Research Program, which funds research in young-onset colorectal cancer and other areas. With Alliance funding, Weinberg will be among the first to study […]

Report: 82% of Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Patients Were Misdiagnosed

Colorectal Cancer Alliance survey report shows 73% of young-onset patients presented with advanced-stage disease, and 45% were caring for a child under 10 years old at the time of diagnosis. December 14, 2017 (Washington, D.C.) – The results are in from a groundbreaking global survey of young-onset colorectal cancer survivors, and the concluding report confirms […]

Never Too Young Advisory Board

Colorectal Cancer Alliance Launches First Never2Young Advisory Board to Address the Rise of Young Onset Colorectal Cancer

Fifty-One Percent Increase in Colorectal Cancer in Adults, Ages 20-49, Since 1994 December 4, 2017 (Washington, D.C.) – The Colorectal Cancer Alliance convened the inaugural Never2Young (N2Y) Advisory Board to address the concerns and needs of young colorectal cancer survivors, who are often overlooked due to their age because it’s typically seen in adults over […]