Colon Cancer Foundation

The Colon Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization registered in New York State and listed by the Federal IRS as a public charity dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death. Our mission includes: supporting research into the causes and cures for colorectal cancer; increasing public awareness; educating the public about the importance of early detection; and forming strategic partnerships in the fight against colorectal cancer.

Latest from Colon Cancer Foundation

CRC POP: Arming Newly Diagnosed CRC Patients With Useful Resources

March 03, 2021

Brian Dooreck, MD, of the Gastrointestinal Diagnostic Centers, Pembroke Pines, Florida, spoke with the Colon Cancer Foundation about their newly launched Colorectal Cancer Provider Outreach Program (CRC POP)—it’s evolution and mission.

Chronic Conditions Can Increase the Risk of Colorectal Cancer

January 17, 2021

Several studies have identified an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) among those suffering from a chronic condition such as Crohn’s disease, diabetes, or obesity. Interestingly, this association is particularly evident among millennials, meaning those who were in the 22-37 age group between 2014 and 2018.

Discussing The New USPSTF Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines

November 01, 2020

The anticipated draft recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Task Force Services (USPSTF) is here…and it brought forth great news for the colorectal cancer (CRC) community. This independent panel of experts has proposed lowering CRC screening age for average-risk adults from 50 to 45 years.

Skipped Cancer Screenings: Racial Inequality, Coronavirus, or Denial?

October 27, 2020

As the nation moves towards a new era of inclusivity and diversity, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)’s fourth annual survey sheds light on racial inequality and other issues that influence cancer screening and health care access amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking Out on Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer

January 30, 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Zsofia Stadler, on behalf of the Colon Cancer Foundation, about the rising incidence of early-age onset colorectal cancer.