Colon and rectal cancer research

We're working to answer the critical questions about colon and rectal cancer: what causes it, how can it be prevented, detected, and treated successfully; and how to improve the quality of life for people who have it.

Patient programs and resources

If you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, we offer resources to help you every step of the way.

leading the way

The American Cancer Society works with nearly 80 organizations as part of our efforts to reduce and ultimately eliminate the burden of colorectal cancer. Find out more about what we’re doing to save lives.