Colorectal Cancer is Preventable: Click on the links below to learn more about colorectal cancer and how you can help prevent it.

Links to websites providing colorectal cancer information, resources & funding

Canadian Colorectal Association of Canada (CCAC)

The CCAC is a charitable organization that provides a fabulous Canadian resource for everything relating to colorectal cancer. You can find information on prevention and screening, treatments and support as well as news, resources and fundraising events and merchandise.

Stat Can's 2008 colorectal cancer testing

Read the abstract by Kathryn Wilkins and Margot Shields, Statistics Canada's findings and learn what the study adds to what is already known.

What are colon cancer and rectal cancer?

Definitions for colon cancer and rectal cancer from the National Cancer Institute. You will also find information on: treatment; prevention, genetics & causes; screening & testing; clinical trials; research & related information and statistics, as well as information on other cancers.

Colon Cancer Check

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care provides information about ColonCancerCheck, "the first population-based provincial colorectal cancer screening program in Canada" introduced by Cancer Care Ontario and the Ontario government in 2007, as well as answers to frequently asked questions about colorectal cancer.

Removing the stigma of colon cancer

Read Katie Couric's testimony to the US Senate Select Committee in March 2009 in which she tells of her dream of removing the stigma associated with colon cancer.

CCSFI: “Don't Die of Embarrassment”

Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative Foundation (CCSIF) is a charitable organization whose goal is to generate awareness about the prevalence and preventability of colon cancer and to promote screening for the disease.

Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Read Health Canada's information on Screening for Colorectal Cancer, including risk factors, minimizing your risk and Government of Canada's role.

Colon Cancer Canada: Behind Your Behind

You've probably seen the adverts on TV. CCC is dedicated to reducing incidence of colon cancer through awareness campaigns, fundraising and networks to provide education and support.

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