Support for Colon Cancer Patients and Survivors

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Colon Cancer

An estimated 150,000 people were diagnosed with cancers of the colon or rectum in 2009, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Though the cancers will claim nearly 50,000 lives in the United States, more people are surviving their battles. Learn more about colorectal cancers with the Colon Cancer Web Guide.

What Is Colon Cancer?

The colon is part of our digestive system, and one of the last stops for food before it enters the ... read more »

Colorectal Cancer Symptoms and Diagnosis

Colon and rectal cancers don’t show many signs in their early stages, which is why public ... read more »

Colon Cancer Treatment

People with colorectal cancer have a number of treatment options, including chemotherapy, radiation ... read more »

Support for Colon Cancer Patients and Survivors

Colon cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed diseases in the United States, and there are many places to find others online who are sharing your experience. Use the sites below to find support for colon cancer patients and survivors.

Insights for Colon Cancer Support

  • Some support groups and boards are moderated; others are not. Moderated Web sites are usually run by volunteers who are familiar with the particular issue and can ensure that the board conversations don't go off track. Boards that aren’t moderated can be very useful, but beware that there may be people with an agenda different from yours. Always use caution when chatting on the Web.

Top Sites for Colon Cancer Support

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Colon Cancer News and Research

Scientists are studying all aspects of colorectal cancer, and are developing ways to detect it ... read more »

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