Many young people are patients, too
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You likely didn't see this coming at your age, but you're not alone. We are your allies, here to share the latest information about colorectal cancer treatment and support. We understand what you're going through because we’ve been there. Below are helpful resources to guide your journey to survivorship.
What you should know as a patient under 50
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What is colorectal cancer?
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the US, and the second leading cause of cancer death. It affects men and women of all racial and ethnic groups, and is most often found in people 50 years or older. Learn more about colorectal cancer...
Young-onset colorectal cancer
Learn more about young onset colorectal cancer and ways to educate yourself about the risks of this disease. You're never too young for colorectal cancer.
Never too young
Young-onset colorectal cancer is on the rise with 10% of new colorectal cancer patients under age 50. Learn more about the Colorectal Cancer Alliance's Never Too Young Program.
Our Helpline is free and staffed by certified patient and family support navigators, who have walked in your shoes and are ready to help.
Clinical Trial Finder
Clinical trials test cutting-edge approaches for treating or diagnosing colorectal cancer. Use our tool to find clinical trial options.
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Washington, DC 20005
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