Colon Cancer Resources

Be Seen, Get Screened

Did you know that 1 in 3 adults over 50 hasn’t been screened for colon cancer? Are you one of them or do you know someone who is?

Be Seen, Get Screened is an initiative to educate people about colon cancer and the importance of increasing screening rates.

  • Learn how colon cancer can be stopped before it spreads
  • Advocate for the cause and help to get more people screened
  • Download tools like Be Seen, Get Screened logos, badges, and more
  • Join the initiative, and share online with others

Visit BeSeenGetScreened.com to learn more about screening for colon cancer or become a screening advocate.

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Other resources and support groups

If you have more questions than answers about colon cancer, fortunately, there are many resources and support groups across the country. Below is a comprehensive list of those willing and able to help.

Colon Cancer Alliance
Phone: 1-877-422-2030
Address: 1025 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 1066, Washington, DC 20005
Website: ccalliance.org

Fight Colorectal Cancer
Address: 1414 Prince St., Suite 204, Alexandria, VA 22314
Website: FightColorectalCancer.org

American Cancer Society
Phone: 800-ACS-2345
Address: 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Website: cancer.org

American College of Gastroenterology
Phone: 301-320-1200
Address: 6400 Goldsboro Road, Suite 450, Bethesda, MD 20817
Website: acg.gi.org

American Gastroenterological Association
Phone: 301-654-2055
Address: 4930 Del Ray Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
Website: gastro.org
Email: member@gastro.org

American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons
Phone: 847-290-9184
Address: 85 W. Algonquin Road, Suite 550, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Website: fascrs.org
Email: ascrs@fascrs.org

Center for Disease Control’s Screen for Life: National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign
Address: 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS K-64, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717
Website: www.cdc.gov/cancer/screenforlife
Email: cancerinfo@cdc.gov

Cancer Care, Inc.
Phone: 212-712-8400, 800-813-HOPE (800-813-4673)
Address: 275 Seventh Avenue, 22nd Floor, New York NY 10001
Website: cancercare.org
Email: info@cancercare.org

Cancer Hope Network
Phone: 877-HOPENET (877-467-3638)
Address: 2 North Road, Suite A, Chester, NJ 07930
Website: cancerhopenetwork.org
Email: info@cancerhopenetwork.org

The Cancer Support Community
Phone: 202-659-9709
Address: 1050 17th Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036
Website: cancersupportcommunity.org

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Phone: 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
Address: 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244
Website: medicare.gov

HealthWell Foundation
Phone: 800-675-8416
Address: PO Box 4133, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Website: healthwellfoundation.org
Email: info@healthwellfoundation.org

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