The following sites provide helpful background information about colorectal cancer as well as the importance of screening and prevention.
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The American Cancer Society’s website is an accessible resource for people looking to learn about colorectal cancer, including prevention and treatment information as well as how to locate support resources.
Blue Star focuses on community and activism in colon cancer. The website offers resources and information to help raise awareness of colorectal cancer.
The Colon Cancer Alliance offers resources to help you learn more about colon cancer and screening as well as information about upcoming educational programs and events.
Fight Colorectal Cancer offers resources and additional information for anyone diagnosed with colorectal cancer, including the Answer Line service that provides immediate answers to any questions about colorectal cancer.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website, providing up-to-date scientific health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues, including colorectal cancer.
The National Cancer Institute’s website includes a colorectal cancer risk assessment tool that estimates your risk for the disease and provides you with information you can share with your health care provider.