Colon Cancer

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Web Resources

American Cancer Society (ACS)
www.cancer.org
ACS is a nationwide, community-based health organization. Read colorectal cancer information from ACS.

Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) 
www.ccalliance.org
CCA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to patient support, advocacy and education.

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation
www.carcinoid.org
The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit organization supporting awareness, education, and research on carcinoid tumors and related neuroendocrine tumors.

Cancer.Net
www.cancer.net
Cancer.Net is a resource maintained by the American Society of Clinical Oncology
(ASCO) that brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them. Read colorectal cancer information from ASCO.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
www.fhcrc.org
Fred Hutchinson Center Research Center is one of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s three parent organizations. It has an international reputation for its leading-edge cancer research. Read colorectal cancer information from the Hutchinson Center.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
www.cancer.gov
NCI is the Federal Government’s principal agency for cancer research and training. Read colorectal cancer information from NCI.

Solid Tumor Translational Research (STTR)
www.nwsttr.org
The STTR group is comprised of investigators from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine, Seattle Children’s, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The goals of the program are to enhance the understanding of cancer biology and therapeutic responses and to identify personalized treatments that improve patient outcomes. Read more about the STTR Colon Cancer Research Program.

Washington Colon Cancer STARS
www.colonstars.org
Colon STARS are a group of volunteers, survivors, and caregivers who provide support, awareness, resources, and screening for colon cancer prevention. This nonprofit organization was founded by SCCA patient and stage IV colon cancer survivor, Anita Mitchell.