RECOURCES

A jumping off place for more research regarding cancer.

Colorectal Cancer Information
  • National Cancer Institute

    is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is one of 11 agencies that compose the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The NCI, established under the National Cancer Institute Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.

  • Colon Cancer Alliance

    A leading national patient advocacy organization dedicated to increasing screening rates and survivorship.

  • The Colon Club

    The Colon Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of colorectal cancer in out-of-the-box ways.



Advocacy
  • Surgeons investigate whether rural colon cancer patients fare worse than urban patients

    Colon cancer patients living in rural areas are less likely to receive an early diagnosis, chemotherapy, or thorough surgical treatment when compared with patients living in urban areas. Rural residents are also more likely to die from their colon cancer than urban patients, according to new research findings from surgeons at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The study was presented earlier today at the American College of Surgeons 2012 Annual Clinical Congress.

  • How to Find a Health Advocate

    A new prescription for navigating the medical maze.



Cancer Screening Information


Diet & Lifestyle