Coronavirus Resources for Colorectal Cancer Patients

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Fight Colorectal Cancer’s aim is to provide tools and support to our patient and caregiver community in ways that are most helpful and reassuring to you and your family during this healthcare crisis caused by the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

In the chart below, you will find updated resources and information from the leading organizations, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.

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World Health Organization (WHO)Q&A about coronavirus
World Health Organization (WHO)How to protect yourself
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)Resources for cancer survivors
Center for Disease Control (CDC)Steps to prevent spread of COVID-19 if you are sick
Fred Hutch What cancer patients need to know about COVID-19
Cancer CareRegularly updated blog
OncoLinkCancer treatment in the age of COVID-19
National Cancer Intitute (NCI) What people with cancer should know about coronavirus
MD Anderson Coronavirus and cancer patients- what you should know
American Cancer Society (ACS)Common questions about the new coronavirus
Colorado Cancer Screening Program COVID-19 Key Terms Glossary
Cancer.net Financial resources related to COVID-19
Fight Colorectal CancerLatest on COVID-19 and CRC
Fight Colorectal CancerCongressional Action on COVID-19
Fight Colorectal Cancer Immunocompromised Information

Fight CRC’s partnership with the Cancer Support Community hotline has temporarily extended its hours during this crisis, and staff is prepared to answer questions about coronavirus and coping with social isolation. This is a free call line available in English and Spanish, which offers translation services for more than 200 languages. Live assistance is available from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday. TOLL-FREE LINE: 1-877-427-2111

From the Fight CRC Blog

Health and Wellness During Coronavirus

Fight CRC has compiled a collection of health and wellness resources, webinars, podcasts, and blogs to support you and your family during this challenging time for many cancer survivors.

COVID-19 and Colorectal Cancer

During these unprecedented times, Fight CRC remains committed to our mission and continues to support our community by providing helpful and trustworthy resources for all those affected by colorectal cancer. Your generosity today will make us stronger tomorrow.