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About.com: Colon Cancer
- Gives overview information and offers links.
ACOR: Colorectal Cancer Discussion List
- Archives and mailing list support and resource group for this disease.
ASCRS: Colorectal Cancer
- From the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Presents information risk factors, symptoms, treatment and prevention.
Bowel Cancer Research UK
- Charity of The Royal London Hospital offers insight into bowel disease research, news, education and the possibility of online donation.
Cancer News: Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon Cancer
- Presents a discussion of the procedure.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Colorectal Screening
- The Screen for Life campaign promotes regular procedures for those 50 years and older.
eMedicine Health: Colon Cancer
- Consumer health resource center providing an overview of the condition and its causes, symptoms and treatment.
General Practice Notebook: Colorectal Cancer
- Clinically-oriented information.
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.
MedlinePlus: Colorectal Cancer
- Provides resource links to diagnosis/symptoms, treatment and prevention/screening.
National Cancer Institute: Genetics of Colorectal Cancer
- Detailed information including information about specific genes and family cancer syndromes. Also contains information about screening for colorectal cancer and research aimed at prevention of this disease.
NCI: Colon and Rectal Cancer
- Resource of the U.S. National Cancer Institute addresses screening, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and clinical trials.
NHS Choices: Bowel Cancer
- Provides a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and screening.
NYU: Virtual Colonoscopy
- Use of an imaging technique for screening at the New York University School of Medicine.
Role of Virtual Colonoscopy in Screening for Colorectal Cancer
- Authored by Tatiana C. Rocha, M.D. and Matthew A. Barish, M.D. CancerNews article reviews the subject.
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. (March 06, 1999)
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