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Resource Guide for Colorectal Cancer

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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National Cancer Institute

Address:
NCI Public Inquiries Office
Bldg. 31, Rm. 10A31
31 Center Drive, MSC 2580
Bethesda, MD 20892-2580

Phone:
1-800-422-6237

Internet address:
http://www.cancer.gov

Description of services provided:
Here, you’ll find information on all types of cancer, including colorectal cancer. This site also provides cancer statistics, information on clinical trials, and research news.

Colorectal Cancer Network

Address:
Colorectal Cancer Network (CCNetwork)
PO Box 182
Kensington, MD 20895-0182

Phone:
1-301-879-1500

Internet address:
http://www.colorectal-cancer.net

Description of services provided:
This site provides information for caregivers and patients, as well as a chat room, support groups, and medical information.

Colon Cancer Alliance

Address:
175 Ninth Avenue
New York, NY 10011

Phone:
Toll free helpline: 1-877-422-2030

Internet address:
http://www.ccalliance.org

Description of services provided:
This site provides a comprehensive collection of colorectal cancer resources, including educational information, listing of support groups for patients and caregivers, news and research, and advocacy.

American Cancer Society

Address:
1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Phone:
1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)

Internet address:
http://www.cancer.org/

Description of services provided:
This site provides a great deal of information about colorectal cancer, including support groups, tips for coping with cancer, recent news breaks about various forms of cancer, cancer statistics, and a bookstore through which you can order books about cancer.



Last reviewed February 2003 by Jondavid Pollock, MD, PhD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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