About the Disease

Colorectal cancer (CRC), also known as colon cancer, rectal cancer and bowel cancer, is a cancer of the large intestine. CRC affects the digestive system.

Source: National Institutes of Health

Diagnosis Codes

ICD-10: C18.0, C18.1, C18.2, C18.3, C18.4, C18.5, C18.6, C18.7, C18.8, C18.9, C19, C20, C21.8, D01.0, D01.1, D01.2

Alliance Partners

Patients can receive free education and support services.

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance provides support for patients and families, caregivers, and survivors; raises awareness of preventive measures; and inspires efforts to fund critical research for colorectal cancer.