U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum. Learn about symptoms, screening, and prevention of colon cancer.

Review Date: Thursday, March 03, 2016

Prevent Cancer Foundation

Colorectal Cancer Screening Covered by Medicare

Everyone with Medicare qualifies for a screening colonoscopy. Learn about risk factors, how often screening is covered, and the portion of Medicare-approved costs you will need to pay.

Review Date: Thursday, March 03, 2016

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and women in the United States. Learn about possible risk factors, screening, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Review Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015

NIH National Cancer Institute

Find a Colorectal Surgeon

Search by state or country to locate a colorectal surgeon in your area who is an expert in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of colon and rectal problems.

Review Date: Friday, April 03, 2015

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

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