Digestive Health Additional Resources

Supportive resources for patients, family and friends:

Recommended reading:

  • American Cancer Society’s Complete Guide to Colorectal Cancer by American Cancer Society
  • Mayo Clinic on Digestive Health by the Mayo Clinic
  • The Cancer Survival Cookbook by Donna L. Weihofen, RD
  • Positive Options for Colorectal Cancer: Self-help and Treatment by Carol Ann Larson
  • Living With Colon Cancer: Beating the Odds by Eliza Wood Livingston
  • 100 Questions & Answers About Colorectal Cancer by David Bub

Wellness communities:

  • Crohn’s & Me

    An online community for people whose lives are affected by Crohn’s disease – patients, friends and family.

  • The Wellness Community

    Connect with others who know what you’re going through as a cancer patient or caregiver.

Cancer blogs:

  • Colon Cancer Channel-Health Diaries

    The Colon Cancer Channel is part of the Health Diaries network, which publishes blogs, articles and news on health and fitness topics.

  • Blog For a Cure

    Blog For a Cure works to give cancer patients a place to publish their struggles, fears, questions and concerns – and a community to support them.

  • RedToeNail.org

    A community of members, who are either cancer patients or caregivers to cancer patients, creates all of the site’s content.



  • American Cancer Society

    Information and resources for patients, loved ones, caregivers, professionals and more.

  • Fight Colorectal Cancer

    Fight Colorectal Cancer is a nonprofit advocacy organization that fights colorectal cancer through research, empowerment and access.

  • Cancer.Net

    Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

  • National Foundation for Cancer Research

    NFCR funds anticancer research to investigate the root causes of cancer in order to understand how to stop it.

  • Prevent Cancer Foundation

    Find which cancers are most preventable — and how to reduce your risk through screening and lifestyle choices.

  • National Institutes of Health

    NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases.