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Colon cancer resources on the Internet

Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options and prevention.

is an organization of colon and rectal cancer survivors, their families, caregivers, people genetically predisposed to the disease and the medical community. We began as a group of people participating in an online discussion list for colorectal cancer patients. In 1999, the CCA was formally incorporated as a nonprofit organization dedicated to patient support, advocacy and education.

a program of the , is dedicated to the eradication of colorectal cancer by promoting the importance of early medical screening and funding research to develop better tests, treatments, and ultimately a cure.

is named in honor of "Today" host Katie Couric’s late husband. The Center provides health and educational services, state-of-the-art treatment and support for people who have or are at risk for gastrointestinal cancer. Patient care is offered in a seamless and convenient manner, with physicians and other healthcare providers working as a team.   is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization. The Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by saving lives, diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices.

  coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

  designed, created, and implemented the Screen for Life campaign to inform men and women, aged 50 years or older, about the importance of having regular colorectal cancer screening tests. Click here to learn more.