Resource Guide for Colorectal Cancer

National Cancer Institute

Address:
6116 Executive BLVD, RM 3036A
Bethesda, MD 20892-2580

Phone:
1-800-422-6237

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

Description of services provided:
This website provides 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:
5411 N University Drive, STE 202
Coral Springs, FL 33071

Phone:
1-877-422-2030 (toll-free helpline)

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

Description of services provided:
Colon Cancer Alliance offers a comprehensive collection of colorectal cancer resources, including educational information, listing of support groups for patients and caregivers, news and research, and advocacy.

The Familial Colon Cancer Registry

Address:
The Familial Colon Cancer Registry
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah
2000 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City UT 84112

Phone:
801-585-1936
877-422-6860

Internet address:
http://www.huntsmancancer.org/aboutUs/intro~/famColonCancerReg.jsp

Description of services provided:
The Registry provides a data base for physicians and patients interested in participating in clinical research about familial colon cancer and provides support and education for patients with familial colon cancer.



Last reviewed April 2007 by Barbara Harty-Golder, MD, JD

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