There are many evidence-based resources on colorectal cancer available. This list of resources is provided to help direct stakeholders to other resources on colorectal cancer. It is not intended to be a comprehensive list.
Please note that some of these resources have not been produced in Australia and the guidance may not be applicable in the Australian context.
People diagnosed and treated for colorectal cancer have unique supportive care needs based on their individual circumstances. They should discuss this with their health practitioners and ask to be directed to specific consumer-focused resources, including information about dealing with side effects and the emotional impact of cancer.
Prevention, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up guidance
Survivorship guidance (including health and lifestyle wellness, physical activity, diet)
|American Cancer Society (ACS)|
|Australian Government Department of Health||Improving Bowel Function after Bowel Surgery|
|Cancer Care Ontario (CCO)||Follow-up Care, Surveillance Protocol, and Secondary Prevention Measures for Survivors of Colorectal Cancer|
|National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)||Clinical practice guidelines in oncology - survivorship care|
Websites for consumers and carers
|Cancer Council Australia||Cancer Council Australia|
|Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre||Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre|
|American Cancer Society (ACS)||National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center (USA based)|
|American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)||Cancer.Net (USA based)|
|National Cancer Institute (NCI)||Coping with cancer - survivorship (USA based)|
Other relevant resources
|Australian Cancer Trials||australiancancertrials.gov.au|
|Australian Clinical Trials||australianclinicaltrials.gov.au|
|Cancer Institute NSW eviQ||eviq.org.au|