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The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Takes Action and Raises Awareness of Inflammatory Bowel DiseasesMay 19, 2016
To help educate the public about these chronic autoimmune diseases, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), the leading non-profit, voluntary health organization dedicated to finding cures for IBD, is holding its first-ever day of action, CCFA in Action, today for World IBD Day.
More than 100 Advocates Join With the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America to Advance Policies to Help Patients with IBDMay 12, 2016
More than 100 inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients and their loved ones from 19 states joined with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) today to meet with Members of Congress and implore them to help limit the cost of care for IBD patients by passing the Patients’ Access to Treatment Act (HR 1600).
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The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced today that it was awarded $2.5 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the effectiveness of the specific carbohydrate diet and Mediterranean-style diet to induce remission in patients with Crohn’s disease.
Irwin M. Rosenthal, Visionary Co-Founder of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Passes AwayFebruary 2, 2016
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced today the passing of co-founding member, philanthropist, entrepreneur and lawyer, Irwin M. Rosenthal. Motivated by his wife Suzanne’s struggle with Crohn’s disease, Irwin, along with William and Shelby Modell, and Dr. Henry D. Janowitz, founded the Foundation for Research in Ileitis, now known as the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. It was the combination of his tenacity, compassion and love for his wife that put CCFA on the road to success.
Camp Oasis is the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) summer camp program that enriches the lives of children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis by providing them with a safe and supportive camp community. CCFA runs 12 week-long camp sessions across the country, attracting not only campers but also hundreds of volunteer counselors and medical professionals.
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Announces Recipients of 2015 IBD Scientific Achievement AwardsDecember 10, 2015
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced today that it will honor three physicians and researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and University of North Carolina as recipients of the 2015 Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Scientific Achievement Awards.