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This listing of resources on colorectal cancer is provided for your reference. The information provided by these organizations is not necessarily endorsed by The Cleveland Clinic or WebMD.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Department of Colorectal Surgery
9500 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44195
(216) 444-3540

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In general, rectal carcinoids smaller than 1 cm can be safely removed by endoscopic excision.[1] Excised specimens should be examined histologically to exclude muscularis invasion.[2,3,4,5] Tumors measuring 1 cm to 2 cm should be investigated by transanal endosonography or magnetic resonance imaging. Absence of muscularis invasion or regional metastases may justify local excision.[1] The outcome from treating a lesion between 1 cm and 2 cm is unclear. The metastatic risk is between 10% and 15%.[6]...

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The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Department of Gastroenterology
9500 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44195
(216) 444-6521

David G. Jagelman Inherited Colorectal Cancer Registry
9500 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44195
Phone: (216) 444-6470 or (800) 998-4785
FAX: (216) 445-6935

Web Sites: Colorectal Cancer and Digestive Diseases

Fight Colorectal Cancer
fightcolorectalcancer.org

Digestive Disease Center, Medical University of South Carolina
www.ddc.musc.edu

Digestive System Diseases
www.mic.ki.se/Diseases/c6.html

Gastroenterology Consultants
www.gastro.com

 National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Cancer Prevention and Control
www.cdc.gov/cancer/colorectal

Organizations

American College of Gastroenterology
4900 B South 31st Street
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: (301) 263-9000
Home page: www.acg.gi.org

American Gastroenterological Association
4930 Del Ray Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 654-2055
Home page: www.gastro.org

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
85 W. Algonquin Road, Suite 550
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: (847) 290-9184
Home page: www.fascrs.org

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy1520 Kensington Road, Suite 202
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: (630) 573-0600/ 866-353-2743

Home page: www.asge.org

Digestive Disease National Coalition
507 Capital Court NE-Suite 200
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 544-7497
Home page: www.ddnc.org

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
P.O. Box 17864
Milwaukee, WI 5321
Phone: (414) 964-1799/1-888-964-2001

E-mail: iffgd@execpc.com
Home page: www.iffgd.org

International Ostomy Association
Home page: www.ostomyinternational.org

National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse
Two Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: (301) 654-3810
Home page: www.niddk.nih.gov

Gastro-intestinal Research Foundation
70 E. Lake Street, Suite 1015
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 332-1350

Home page: www.girf.org

National Association for Continence
P.O. Box 1019 

Charleston, SC

29402-1019

Phone: 1-800-BLADDER

Email: memberservices@nafc.org

Home page: www.nafc.org

Simon Foundation for Continence
P.O. Box 815
Wilmette, IL 60091
Phone: (847) 864-3913 or (800) 23-SIMON
Home page: www.simonfoundation.org

United Ostomy Association
UOAA
P.O. Box 512
Northfield MN 55057-0512

Phone: (800) 826-0826
Home page: www.uoa.org

Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurses Society
15000 Commerce Parkway
Suite C
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 
Phone: (888) 224-9626
E-Mail: Membership@WOCN.org
Home page: www.wocn.org

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