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Related Support Organizations








Ostomy 101


Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America










Ostomy Connection

Osto Group  (for Ostomates without insurance in the U.S.)

Youth Rally                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Stolen Colon                                    








International Foundation For GI Disorders

WOCN Association 



Professional Societies

Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) 
WOCN Referral Database – Find an ET

American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons

American Gastroenterological Association

American Medical Association

American Urological Association

Cancer Information

American Cancer Society

Cancer Care, Inc

Cancer Hope Network

Cancer Research Foundation of America (CRFA)
CRFA Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Colon Cancer Alliance

Colorectal Cancer Network

National Breast Cancer Coalition

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Online Resources on Mesothelioma – The Mesothelioma Center

Advocacy Related Links

 Medicare Plans – Patient Resource Center

UOAA Advocacy Section on this Site 

Americans with Disabilities Act Page

US Government Publishing Office

TRICARE, US Military Health System

Finance Strategists

How to Start a New Business – A Veterans Guide to Tools and Financial Resources




Child Related Links

About Kids GI Health (Hirschsprung’s & motility issues)

Spina Bifida Association of America

When Chronic Illness…or Other Medical Problem…Goes to School

Food & Nutrition

The American Dietetic Association 

UOAA Nutrition Guide

General Health Information

American Public Health Association

National Institutes of Health

US Government Health Sites Portal – Crohn’s/Colitis Resources


Other Related Sites



Disabled American Veterans