Patient Support Groups are a valuable resource for patients and their caregivers to help understand metastatic liver cancer and navigate their journey. Listed below are some of the patient advocacy organizations that provide encouragement, tools, and resources for patients and their families. The information presented on the web is not intended as a substitute for medical care.

Please see the Patient Guide for more information.

Please talk with your healthcare provider about any information you get from these sites.

Past Patient Education Events

Webinar - "When CRC Spreads to the Liver"

Hosted By: Fight Colorectal Cancer

Fight Colorectal Cancer

Date: Tuesday, May 26th 2015
Venue: Webinar (Online)

A common site for advanced colorectal cancer to spread is the liver. In this webinar, Dr. Marwan Fakih discusses why that happens and some treatment options available for patients facing liver metastases.

Webinar - "Using Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) to Treat Colorectal Cancers Metastasized to the Liver"

Hosted By: Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation

Chris4Life

Date: March 17th, 2015
Venue: Virtual Roundtable (Online)

Sarah Cannon Radiation Oncology Physician-in-Chief Andrew Kennedy, MD, discusses metastatic colorectal cancer and answers participants’ questions during a live Chris4Life Virtual Roundtable.  Dr. Kennedy is joined by a stage IV colorectal cancer survivor who has undergone the Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) procedure using SIR-Spheres® Y-90 resin microspheres and shares her story.

Topics included...

  • What are SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres
  • Who is eligible
  • Effectiveness of treatment
  • Next steps for potential patients

Click HERE to watch recording

Patient Organizations/Support Groups:

YES! Beat Liver Tumors
http://www.beatlivertumors.org/

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/
https://www.facebook.com/AmericanCancerSociety

American Liver Foundation
http://www.liverfoundation.org/

CanLiv: The Hepatobiliary Cancers Foundation
http://www.canliv.org

Chris 4 Life Colon Cancer Foundation
http://www.chris4life.org/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chris4Life-Colon-Cancer-Foundation/261596918542

Colon Cancer Alliance
http://www.ccalliance.org/
https://www.facebook.com/ColonCancerAlliance

ColonTown
www.colontown.org

Fight Colorectal Cancer
www.FightColorectalCancer.org
www.facebook.com/FightCRC

LiverTumor.org
http://www.livertumor.org

National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/
https://www.facebook.com/cancer.gov

Support Colon Cancer
http://www.supportcoloncancer.com/

SupportGroups.com
http://colorectal-cancer.supportgroups.com/

The Colon Club
http://www.colonclub.com/

The Susan Cohan Kasdas Colon Cancer Foundation
http://www.coloncancerfoundation.org 

Professional Organizations:

American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
https://www.acosog.org/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/American-College-of-Surgeons-Oncology-Group/115414468474071

American Society of Clinical Oncology
http://www.asco.org/
https://www.facebook.com/ASCOCancer

Society of Interventional Radiology
http://www.sirweb.org/about-us/IRSocietiesAroundTheWorld.shtml

WCIO Online Resource
http://www.io-central.org/



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