• UCSF Patient Education
    The UCSF Patient Education website includes extensive information about Colorectal Cancer, including links for Anal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Lynch Syndrome, and Rectal Cancer. Each link provides disease specific information including signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. 
  • American Cancer Society (ACS) 
    The ACS Colorectal Cancer pages provide information about colorectal cancer, prevention and early detection, treatment and support, links to research, news, and clinical trial information. 
  • Cancer.Net 
    Cancer.Net is produced by the American Society of Clinical Oncology and provides guides to colorectal cancer that include an overview, statistics, risk factors and prevention, symptoms and signs, diagnosis, stages, treatment options, clinical trials, latest research, coping with side effects and living with cancer. They also have a free searchable database to find an oncologist. Also available in Spanish. 
  • Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) 
    The Colon Cancer Alliance is a non-profit national patient advocacy organization that focuses on prevention and survivorship. Also available in Spanish. Helpline: 877-422-2030 (Monday-Friday, 9 am to 8 pm Eastern Time). 
  • UCSF Healthwise Knowledgebase 
    Includes a comprehensive topic overview about colon cancer. Search Healthwise® Knowledgebase within your UCSF MyChart account. Call 415-353-8400 to have a direct link sent to you. 
  • Medline Plus
    Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Medline Plus offers information about colorectal cancer in a language you can understand in both English and Spanish. 
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI)
    The NCI webpage provides information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy. Also available in Spanish. 
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 
    The NCCN Patient and Caregiver Resources website features booklets with cancer treatment information in easy-to-understand language, links to advocacy and support groups, and cancer specific video libraries.