Colonoscopy Resources & Links

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. amongst both men and women, yet it is completely preventable.  Learn more about colonoscopy and colon cancer from these trusted resources:

American Gastroenterological Association
Founded in 1897 the American Gastroenterological Association has nearly 20,000 members from around the world involved in all aspects of the scientific practice and advancement of gastroenterology.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health, by promoting the highest standards for endoscopic training and practice.
American College of Gastroenterology
The American College of Gastroenterology provides educational information, promotes affordable health-care for gastroenterology patients and encourages research and continuing physician education.
Colon Cancer Alliance
The Colon Cancer Alliance, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation. We are the leading national patient advocacy organization dedicated to increasing screening rates and survivorship. At the Colon Cancer Alliance, our vision is for a world free of colon cancer where education, early detection and treatment lead to survivorship for all.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is dedicated to saving lives by helping individuals facing cancer. Support for research, patient services, early detection, treatment and cancer education is provided.
National Digestive Diseases and Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
NNDIC provides resources about digestive diseases to individuals with these conditions, their families, health professionals and the general public.  Find statistics, an A to Z list of digestive diseases, research reports and more.
Stop Colon Cancer Now
An organization devoted to the prevention of colon cancer, Stop Colon Cancer Now encourages individuals to schedule a colon screening.  Find educational materials, news stories and resources about colon cancer.