Colorectal Surgery Helpful Patient Resources
NCCN Guidelines for Patients
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) provides a detailed guide on the diagnosis, staging, treatment, and follow-up for cancers of the colon, rectum and anus.
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
A great informational website with videos and tutorials for understanding, preventing, and treating disorders of the colon, rectum and anus.
Society of Surgical Oncology
A good summary source for statistics, patient resources, and clinical trials regarding cancers of the colon, rectum and anus.
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation
The largest non-profit, volunteer driven organization dedicated to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. There is also a link to our local chapter in Kansas City.
Colorectal Cancer Alliance
The largest and oldest colorectal cancer non-profit organization in the United States with a focus on providing support services, raising awareness and funding critical research for colorectal cancer.
National Cancer Institute
A part of the National Institutes of Health which coordinates the U.S. National Cancer Program conducting and supporting research, training, health information dissemination, and other activities related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer; the supportive care of cancer patients and their families; and cancer survivorship.