Do not leave colorectal cancer research behind!
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is one of the largest funders of cancer research in the world. But, from 2011 to 2015, the NCI’s funding of CRC research dropped by more than 20%. The drops in funding must not continue for the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths for men and women in our country!
It’s estimated there will be around 135,000 people diagnosed and 50,000 who pass away from the disease this year. Out of those diagnosed, 56% will be facing colorectal cancer that has spread to other areas of the body.
There currently is no cure for colorectal cancer, although treatments have helped save and extend the lives of many survivors. We need investments into research that will push us closer to finding a cure.
Sign the petition to show you’re courageously speaking out and support colorectal cancer research.