Cancer Resources & Links
We believe one of the most important things that your healthcare provider can do for you is to provide reliable information.
Inform yourself from the comfort of home
The web sites below are some that we have selected that you may find useful. We have reviewed these sites, but do not necessarily agree with their every point. If you have specific questions that remain, please call your healthcare practitioner to get the information that you need to help you stay healthy or get better when you are sick.
C.A.R.S. Support Group - Bringing together individuals who are going through diagnosis, treatment, and life after colon, anal or rectal cancer, in a safe and welcoming environment. This group focuses on education, sharing time and support for patients, caregivers and family members.
The Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) is the oldest and largest national patient advocacy organization dedicated to ending the suffering caused by colorectal cancer. In order to increase rates of screening and survivorship, the CCA provides patient support, public education, supports research and conducts advocacy work across America.
The Susan Cohan Kasdas Colon Cancer Foundation began with one woman’s extraordinary fight against colon cancer. Susie's Story ignited a community into action. The mission of Susie’s Cause is to dramatically reduce the death rate of colon cancer throughout the United States and across the world. With your help, together we can stop this dreaded disease.
Minnesota Cancer Resources allows cancer patients and their caregivers to connect to resources such as support groups, transportation, financial assistance, and palliative care. Find links to cancer Information such as treatment options, clinical trials, pain management and much more.
National Cancer Coalition's mission is to reduce the suffering of cancer patients and their families by meeting their unfulfilled needs. NCC provides medical and financial relief, research and educational programs throughout the world in an effort to improve the cancer patient's quality of life.
The Cancer Coalition of America (CCA) is a nonprofit organization that provides grants to patients who can no longer afford the treatment that is helping them.
Colorectal Cancer Coalition is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization that fights colorectal cancer through research, empowerment and access. C3 pushes for research to improve screening, diagnosis, and treatment of colorectal cancer; for policy decisions that make the most effective colorectal cancer prevention and treatment available to all; and for increased awareness that colorectal cancer is preventable, treatable, and beatable.
The Get Your Rear in Gear events focus on raising awareness about colon cancer in communities across the country. They are events designed to unite people, cities and states throughout the USA; to provide support and hope for those who have had their lives affected by our nation’s second leading cause of cancer deaths, and to encourage individuals of all ages to get screened.