Resources

fcf Fight Colorectal Cancer envisions victory over colon and rectal cancers. They raise their voice to empower and activate a community of patients, fighters and champions to push for better policies and to support research, education and awareness for all those touched by this disease.
n2y The Never Too Young Coalition is united to take out young-onset colorectal cancer through action, education and research. The Never Too Young Coalition is a group of medical professionals, patient advocacy organizations, cancer survivors and caregivers working to educate the public about this growing issue and reduce the number of late stage young-onset cases. We can’t do this work alone. As the leading national colon cancer patient advocacy organization, we’re dedicated to bringing together the brightest minds to increase screening rates and survivorship.
aliveandkickn-logo We are AliveAndKickn in a world with colorectal cancer, and our mission is to increase awareness and prevention of colorectal cancer and increase early detection through screening and genetic testing.

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Colon Cancer Alliance + Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation = Chemistry

So much chemistry, that we’ve merged—forming an unbreakable bond to better serve you! The Colon Cancer Alliance has a long-standing credible reputation and Chris4Life is known for its creative and personal mission.Together, we will accelerate a joint mission where more people will be screened for this unique cancer and where more patients and survivors are supported so they can live longer, better lives. This will be done by advancing research, screening and patient support programs.
American_Cancer_Society_Logo.svg For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.
Recall Guide is a free, non-commercial tool that provides access to information about FDA recalls, warnings, hazardous interactions, and other important information about your prescriptions and medications. Recall Guide constantly monitors over 68,000 over-the-counter prescriptions and medications to keep its users safe and conscious about their health.
Get-your-rear-in-gear Get Your Rear in Gear events are presented nationally by the Colon Cancer Coalition, a non-profit organization based in Minneapolis. The events are 100% volunteer-driven in communities throughout the United States. To date the Colon Cancer Coalition has distributed nearly $1.5 million from the Get Your Rear in Gear events back into local communities for colon cancer education, prevention, and screening.
GYGIG Logo 2010 Get Your Guts in Gear creates events and fosters experiences that inspire and empower people touched by digestive diseases, forming communities focused on well-being. We partner with organizations to achieve awareness and advocacy.
The LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance is a coalition of organizations with the goal of improving the survival rates and quality of life for young adults with cancer between the ages of 15 and 40. The Alliance is committed to promoting research and the investigation of the problem, serving as a voice for the issue and promoting effective solutions.
ACOR is an internet based public charity dedicated to improving the quality of care to cancer patients and the quality of life of patients, survivors and their caregivers. The heart of ACOR is a large collection of cancer-related internet mailing lists, which includes the COLON listserve.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is the world’s leading professional organization representing physicains who treat people with cancer. ASCO’s 23,500+ members set the standard for patient care worldwide and lead the way in carrying out clinical research aimed at improving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.
Chemocare, a program of the Scott Hamilton CARES initiative, is a website designed to provide information about chemotherapy to patients and their families, caregivers and friends. It is easy to read and navigate this site to find information about various chemotherapy drugs and how they work, managing side effects, and precautions for patients.


The Figg Tree Foundation was originally founded to help Tammy and Bryan Figg when Tammy was diagnosed with stage III rectal cancer six weeks before their wedding. They now concentrate on community education and patient support.

The National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance, a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, is dedicated to the eradiation of colorectal cancer by promoting the importance of early medical screening and funding research to develop better tests, and ultimately a cure. NCCRA was founded by Katie Couric, cancer activist Lilly Tartikoff, and the Entertainment Endustry Foundation, and issues an annual Legislation Report Card detailing state legislation that applies to colorectal cancer screening.
UOAA is an association of affiliated, non-profit, support groups committed to improving the quality of life of people who have, or will have, an intestinal or urinary diversion.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Colorectal Cancer New Tests, New Treatments, New Hope by Mark Pochapin, M.D.The words, “you have cancer,” are so overwhelming. Add to that the frustration of having to do your own research in order to make desicions about your course of treatment and it’s nearly impossible to deal with. Dr. Mark Pochapin talks about the myths of the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, gives hope and explains the latest treatments in words that anyone can understand. If you or someone you love is diagnosed with colorectal cancer, read this book!Click now to order. Available in Hardcover or Paperback.