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Additional resources

More information from your American Cancer Society

The following related information may also be helpful to you. These materials may be viewed on our website or ordered from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345.

Colorectal Cancer Overview (also available in Spanish)

Colorectal Cancer (also available in Spanish)

Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online at to find out about costs or to place an order

National organizations and websites*

In addition to the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information and support include:

American College of Gastroenterology

American Gastroenterological Association

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition
Toll-free number: 1-877-427-2111 (1-877-4CRC-111)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Toll-free number: 1-800-633-4227 (1-800-MEDICARE)

Colon Cancer Alliance
Toll-free number: 1-877-422-2030

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER); TYY: 1-800-332-8615

National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

Last Medical Review: 10/15/2014
Last Revised: 02/05/2015