Support Groups

When fighting colon cancer it can be immensely benefical to have a support network. While one relies on their friends and family, support can also be found within the colon cancer community. Below are some resources:

Online Groups

  • Colontown
    • A small Facebook group, by invitation only that people share their advice and experience
    • For more information or to request to join click here
  • Blue Hope Nation
    •  A Facebook community of more than 7000 people
    • For more information or to request to join click here
  • Colon Cancer Prevention Project Facebook Page
  • The Project’s online community
  • The Colon Cancer Alliance’s Chat Room
    • Five different chat groups monitored by colon cancer navigators
    • For more information click here
  • Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Patient Resource Page 
    • This Facebook community offers resources, support, and tips to those fighting colorectal cancer
    • For more information or to request to join click here

In Person / Phone Support

  • Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Resource Line
    • This toll free number connects you with someone to offer support and resources for colorectal cancer
    • For more information click here or call 1-877-427-2111 between 9 am and 9 pm
  • Pathfiner guide for Kentucky 
    • The Kentucky Cancer Program’s guide to resources and support in each KY county
    • Click here to find resources
  • Gilda’s Club Louisville
    • This Louisville, KY based cancer organization provides a number support
    • Click here to connect
  • Friends for Life
    • Cancer Support Network that pairs fighters with a partner
    • Click Here to apply
  • Buddy Program
    • This is a peer to peer support program that matches you with someone who has a similar experience
    • Click Here to learn more

Support for Young Survivors

  • The Colon Club
    • The message board is a forum to talk about colon cancer and get support
    • Click Here to learn more
  • Young and Brave
    • This is an online resource offers a number of ways for young survivors to get involved
    • Click Here to learn more
  • Never too Young
    • Online community that allow you to share your story and read about other fighters’ stories
    • Click Here to learn more