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Additional Sources Of Information: Colon Cancer

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 18:26

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

Here are some reliable sources that can provide more information on colorectal cancer.

American Cancer Society (ACS) 
Phone: (800) ACS-2345(toll-free hotline) 
www.cancer.org

National Cancer Institute (NCI), Cancer Information Service 
Phone: (800) 4-CANCER
Phone: 800-422-6237
www.nci.nih.gov

Preventing colorectal cancer:

National Cancer Institute: Colon and Rectal Cancer Home Page

What you need to know about colorectal cancer:

National Cancer Institute: Colorectal Cancer: reducing the risk

United Ostomy Association, Inc. 
Phone: 1(800) 826-0826
http://www.uoa.org

For information on inherited forms of colorectal cancer:

Intestinal Multiple Polyposis and Colorectal Cancer 
Phone: 301-791-7526

Hereditary Center Institute, Creighton University School of Medicine 
Phone: 402-280-1796

National Society of Genetic Counselors 
233 Canterbury Drive
Wallingford, PA 19086-6671

The NSGC prefers written requests to phone calls and will send a list of certified genetic counselors who specialize in career counseling, and the names of nearby centers for genetic counseling.

Genetic Alliance 
http://www.geneticalliance.org

The Colon Cancer Alliance 
http://www.ccalliance.org

Colon Cancer