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Helpful links for patients

Following are links to some excellent websites relevant to the subject matter of this site. We have aimed to list sites that we believe to be of clinical interest and value to patients and healthcare professionals. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that links are maintained only to reputable sites, the views expressed in these sites remain those of the authors only.

Click to visit link American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Click to visit link American Cancer Society
Extensive patient information regarding the management of cancer
Click to visit link American National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Links to a large number of sites covering topics including cancer nursing, pain releif, end-of-life issues, emotional support, grieving, cancer research
Click to visit link Anal Abscess/Fistula Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
 
Click to visit link Anal Fissure Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
 
Click to visit link Anal Warts Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
 
Click to visit link Bowel Incontinence Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
 
Click to visit link Cleveland Clinic, Ohio
This site contains multiple links to information documents relating to inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer and other colorectal topics of interest, for both patients and clinicians
Click to visit link Colon Cancer
Mayo Clinic fact sheet
Click to visit link Colon Polyps
Mayo Clinic fact sheet
Click to visit link Colorectal Cancer Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
 
Click to visit link Colorectal Cancer Surgery-Follow Up Evaluation
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Click to visit link Constipation Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Click to visit link Crohn's Disease Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Click to visit link Diverticular Disease Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Click to visit link Elastic band ligation of haemorrhoids
Fact sheet
Click to visit link Foods that fight cancer
American Institute for Cancer Research
Click to visit link Haemorrhoids
Fact sheet
Click to visit link Haemorrhoids Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Click to visit link Healthy Pouch Living
A newsletter for patients who have undergone J pouch surgery
Click to visit link Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) / Lynch syndrome
Patient information from Mayo Clinic regarding the treatment of Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) / Lynch syndrome, a rare condition affecting a small proportion of patients with colon or rectal cancer
Click to visit link Hernia
Patient information regarding Hernia from MedicineNet.com, a US-based online, healthcare media publishing company that provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via its robust, user-friendly, interactive website.
Click to visit link Ileoanal Anastomosis Surgery (J-pouch)
Mayo Clinic fact sheet
Click to visit link Irritable Bowel Syndrome Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Click to visit link MedlinePlus Colorectal Cancer
Trusted health information from a wide range of sources – approved by Medline
Click to visit link Mesothelioma Prognosis
Source of information about mesothelioma prognosis. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that develops from the protective lining that covers many of the body's internal organs, the mesothelium. It is usually linked to exposure to asbestos
Click to visit link National Cancer Institute USA – Colon and Rectal Cancer
Broad range of topics in cancer therapy, genetics, prevention and contemporary treatment
Click to visit link OncoLink
Patient and Healthcare professionals will find extensive information relating to cancer therapy at this site
Click to visit link Ostomy Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Click to visit link Pilonidal Disease Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Click to visit link Pruritus Ani Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Click to visit link Rectal Prolapse Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Click to visit link Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Click to visit link The J pouch group
The first site on the web dedicated to the Ileo-anal anastomosis, or "J-Pouch" operation
Click to visit link Ulcerative Colitis Information Sheet
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons