The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons was established to promote the health and welfare of the American people through the development and maintenance of high standards for certification in the specialty of colon and rectal surgery.
The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is a national association of colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and practice of the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum and anus.
The National Library of Medicine, (NLM) on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.
The Albert and Miriam Sklar Foundation is not-for-profit foundation for colon and rectal education and research. Sklar Foundation promotes colon and rectal cancer awareness among physicians and the public. The website contains information about colorectal cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment, and risk factors.
The STOP Colon and Rectal Cancer Foundation is a not-for-profit, publicly supported foundation whose goal is the saving of over 40,000 lives per year through public awareness initiatives that broaden the use of preventative screening and early detection of colon and rectal cancer, and encourage healthier lifestyles.