U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Colorectal Cancer

Colon Cancer Screening (Colorectal) Covered by Medicare

All Medicare recipients are eligible for a screening colonoscopy. Learn about risk factors, how often screening is covered, and the portion of Medicare-approved costs you will be required to pay.

Review Date: November 05, 2012

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Frequently Asked Questions About Colorectal Cancer

Prevent Cancer Foundation answers the 20 most frequently asked questions about colorectal cancer. Learn about pre-cancerous polyps, symptoms, screening, and prevention of colon cancer.

Review Date: October 31, 2014

Prevent Cancer Foundation

Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and women in the United States. Learn about possible risk factors, screening, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Review Date: November 05, 2012

NIH National Cancer Institute

Find a Colorectal Surgeon

Search by state or country to locate a colorectal surgeon in your area who is an expert in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of colon and rectal problems.

Review Date: April 03, 2015

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

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