About.com: Colon Cancer
Gives overview information and offers links.
ASCRS: Colorectal Cancer
Brief fact sheet from the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Berkshire Surgical Information
Provides instruction for colonoscopy preparation and practical information for colon cancer surgery.
Bowel Cancer Screening: Priory Hospital
Information on colon cancer and screening in the Midlands, UK. Includes a FAQ, links, and an interview with a surgeon specialist.
BUPA: Bowel Cancer
Fact sheet from this UK entity includes causes, symptoms and treatment.
Cancer News: Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon Cancer
Presents a discussion of the procedure.
CancerBACUP: Cancer of the Large Bowel Information Centre
Provides information about the causes and treatments of this disease.
General information on colorectal cancer with emphasis on a monoclonal antibody diagnostic test.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Colorectal Screening
The Screen for Life campaign promotes regular procedures for those 50 years and older.
The Colon Cancer Project
Conventional, experimental and alternative therapies.
Colon Cancer Screening
Article on symptoms, prevention and common terms.
Colon Polyps and Colon Cancer
Thorough discussion of polyps and tumors in lay terms.
Colorectal Cancer Week
News and information about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Small subscription charge.
El Salvador Atlas of Gastrointestinal Video Endoscopy
Case reports of colon cancer with associated visual clips of the pathology.
eMedicine Health: Colon Cancer
Consumer health resource center providing an overview of the condition and its causes, symptoms and treatment.
Fecal Occult Blood Test
Explanation of what the FOBT does, two methods used, why it is performed.
General Practice Notebook: Colorectal Cancer
Generations: Colorectal Cancer Registry in Hong Kong
Explains what this Asian-based entity does, and provides access to a support group and a newsletter.
Imperial Cancer Research Fund
UK charity offers information about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of bowel cancer. Also gives details on fundraising.
ISOPAH Clinics Australia
Encourages the prevention, screening and early diagnosis of colorectal cancer.
Jackson Gastroenterology: Colon Polyps and Cancer
Patient information about this cancer and its prevention.
Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
Pictures and movies on how these procedures are performed.
Mayo Clinic: Colorectal Cancer
Gives information about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and coping strategies.
MCW Colorectal Cancer: Risk Factors and Screening
Discussion from the Medical College of Wisconsin Physicians and Clinics.
Medicare.gov: Colorectal Cancer
Gives general information about the condition including links to institutional sources. Also links to related Spanish language publications.
Medicine Online: Colon Cancer Information Library
Collection of articles and information about this form of cancer.
MEDLINEplus: Colorectal Cancer
U.S. National Library of Medicine compilation which provides links to select related subjects.
NCI: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Resource of the U.S. National Cancer Institute addresses screening, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and clinical trials.
NEJM: Colorectal Cancer
Article selections from the New England Journal of Medicine in related areas.
NYU: Virtual Colonoscopy
Use of an imaging technique for screening at the New York University School of Medicine.
An Overview of Colonoscopy
Discussion about this procedure.
Prevent-Cancer: Colon Cancer Risks
Shows the risk of personal disease based on quiz answers, and finds local specialists and testing centers based on a zip-code look-up.
RadiologyInfo: Colorectal Cancer
Guide to radiation therapy including treatment options, procedure description, side-effects and follow-up protocol.
Rhode Island Cancer Council: Colorectal Cancer
Fact sheet presentation on many aspects of the disease including surgery and other treatment options.
University of Chicago: Section of Gastroenterology
Overview of colorectal cancer aimed at both the lay and professional level.
What You Need to Know about Cancer of the Colon and Rectum
Online brochure for patients and their caregivers from the U.S. National Cancer Institute.
Yahoo Health: Colorectal Cancer
Information including symptoms, diagnosis, staging, treatment and clinical trials.
Testimony on Medicare Colon Cancer Prevention Efforts
Presentation to the Senate Special Committee on Aging discussing Medicare's efforts to increase awareness and screening for colon cancer.
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