COLONTOWN is supported by the nonprofit PALTOWN, an organization offering community, training, and disease education for patients and caregivers. Check out the News on PALTOWN’s site for the latest in all our programs, and meet some of our incredible community members as they present at research conferences, create new resources, and provide support for their COLONTOWN neighbors!
September 25, 2021: Announcing our fourth virtual training Workshop! Our popular Empowered Patient Leaders program is back for Fall 2021. This program trains COLONTOWN members to help manage our online community and be advocates for themselves and their neighbors
January 21, 2021: Two new initiatives launch! The Second Opinion Project, supporting stage iv patients seeking second opinions, and COLONTOWN Junior, a community for families impacted by pediatric colorectal cancer.
December 10, 2020: COLONTOWN University is now open to all colorectal cancer patients and caregivers. We invite you to join this multimedia educational resource, offering Clinical Trials and Diagnostic and Testing Surveillance Learning Centers, and a Lecture Hall with videos from CRC experts.