Colorectal Cancer Alliance

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national nonprofit committed to ending colorectal cancer. Working with our nation of passionate allies, we diligently support the needs of patients and families, caregivers, and survivors, eagerly raise awareness of preventative screening, and continually strive to fund critical research. As allies in the struggle, we are fiercely determined to end colorectal cancer within our lifetime. For more information, visit

Latest from Colorectal Cancer Alliance

USPSTF Recommends Lowering Age for Colorectal Cancer Screening, Mandating Insurance Coverage for Most Preventive Procedures

May 18, 2021

In an updated recommendation for colorectal cancer screenings, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) changed the starting age for screenings from 50 years to 45 years. The recommendation requires insurance companies to cover preventive procedures such as colonoscopies and stool tests.

Colorectal Cancer Alliance Announces “Pledge To Get Screened” Campaign for Awareness Month

March 02, 2021

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and national leading nonprofit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance launched a new “Pledge To Get Screened” campaign – a public health initiative urging every American to join together to make a difference to combat colorectal cancer by pledging to get their recommended cancer screenings.

Statement on USPSTF's Draft CRC Screening Recommendation

October 27, 2020

A group of colorectal cancer organizations, including the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, Fight Colorectal Cancer (CRC), and Colon Cancer Coalition, today applauds the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft recommendation to lower the screening age for colorectal cancer to 45 years old for average risk individuals.