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Resources for Colon & Rectal Diseases

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This following listing is provided for your reference. The information provided by these organizations is not necessarily endorsed by North Shore University Hospital Center for Colon & Rectal Diseases.

Colorectal Cancer and Digestive Diseases Websites:

Cleveland Clinic Health System – colorectal cancer
www.cchs.net/health/getcontents.asp?DocID=center&cID=8

Patient Information Documents on Digestive Diseases
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov

Organizations

American College of Gastroenterology
4900 B South 31st Street
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703-820-7400
Fax: 703-931-4520
Home page: www.acg.gi.org

American Gastroenterological Association
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-654-2055
fax: 301-654-3890
Home page: www.gastro.org

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
85 W. Algonquin Road, Suite 550
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005
Phone: (847) 290-9184
www.fascrs.org

The Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer (ACG-ICC)
www.cgaicc.com

Hereditary Colon Cancer Association (HCCA)
3601 N. 4th Avenue, Ste 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
800/264-6783 fax 605/336-6699
www.hereditarycc.org

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
P.O. Box 17864
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Phone: 414-964-1799/1-888-964-2001
Fax: 414-964-7176
e-mail: iffgd@execpc.com

International Ostomy Association
www.ostomyinternational.org

Directory of digestive disease organizations for patients:

National Association for Continence
P.O. Box 8310
2650 E. Main St.
Spartanburg, SC 29305
Phone: (864) 579-7900 or (800) 252-3337
Fax: (864) 579-7902
Home page: www.nafc.org

United Ostomy Association
19772 MacArthur Blvd.-Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 949-660-8624/1-800-826-0826
Fax: 949-660-9262
Home page: www.uoa.org

Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurses Society
1550 S. Coast Highway, Suite 201
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: (888) 224- WOCN
Fax: (949) 376-3456
E-Mail: Membership@WOCN.org
www.wocn.org

Gastroenterology

American Gastroenterological Association
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-654-2055
Fax: 301-654-5920

General Cancer Resources

American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
1-800-227-2345 or (404) 320-3333
www.cancer.org

Cancer Answers
5575 Baltimore Drive, Suite 105-221
La Mesa, CA 91942
1-888-226-8287
Fax: (619) 287-6528
www.canceranswers.com

Gastrointestinal References

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
www.panix.com/~ibs

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self-Help Group
www.ibsgroup.org

National Agencies and Associations

American Cancer Society
Phone: (800) ACS-2345
www.cancer.org

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
386 Park Ave. South, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone (800) 932-2423
www.ccfa.org

Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation
70 E. Lake St., Suite 1015
Chicago, IL 60601-5900
Phone: (312) 332-1350
www.girf.org

National Cancer Institute
NCI Public Inquiries Office, Suite 3036A
6116 Executive Blvd., MSC 8322
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
Phone: (800) 4-CANCER
www.nci.nih.gov

Reach Out for Youth with Ileitis and Colitis, Inc.
84 Northgate Circle
Melville, NY 11747
Phone: (631) 293-3102
www.reachoutforyouth.org

This information is provided by The Center for Colon & Rectal Diseases and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition. For additional health information, please contact The Center for Colon & Rectal Diseases at (516) 730-2100.