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Our toolkits aggregate various CGA-IGC resources and those from other stakeholders with the aim to support the  needs and interests of the multidisciplinary Hereditary GI Cancer community 

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Early Onset Colorectal  Cancer (eoCRC) Toolkit




Web resources

In conversation with Swati G. Patel, discussing the rising tide of early-onset colorectal cancer: a comprehensive review of epidemiology, clinical features, biology, risk factors, prevention, and early detection. Released February 2022.

The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology 

Investigating the rise of early-onset colorectal cancer, Peter Campbell shares data and hypotheses to explain the rise of colorectal cancer in young individuals, also addressing racial and ethnic colorectal cancer disparities. Released February 2021. 

American Cancer Society Theory Lab 


Speaking out on early-age onset colorectal cancer,  Zsofia Stadler reviews sign and symptoms of early onset colorectal cancer and shares updates on colorectal screening guidelines. Released January 2020.

Cure Today - Cancer Horizons 

Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care for Patients with FAP, Kristin Zajo focuses on children and young adults with FAP and special considerations regarding management and transitioning from pediatric to adult care. Released December 2019.

CGA-IGC Podcast S2EP6 


Colorectal Cancer Under 50 Michael, a colorectal cancer survivor, speaks about his experience, symptoms, emotions around diagnosis, treatment, and in particular around ostomy, reversal and LARS.  Released May 2020.

Fight CRC Tabooty Podcast

Talking to Kids About Cancer 

 Jaime Bruce shares tips and suggestions on how to talk with kids about cancer. Released July 2021

Fight CRC Tabooty Podcast

In conversation with Molly McMaster Morgoslepov, a woman who survived colon cancer in her 20s and went on to become a patient advocate for others who face the same diagnosis.  Released June 2021.

AliveAndKickn podcast

In conversation with Cathy Eng

Cathy Eng speaks about early-onset colorectal management and clinical trial participation.  Released May 2020.

AliveAndKickn podcast

Delphi Initiative for Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer (DIRECt), an interview with Swati G. Patel, Giulia Cavestro, Alessandro Mannucci, & Marta Puzzono taking a closer look at the #eoCRC initiative and the work of the DIRECt group.  Released March 2023.

CGA-IGC 2022 Annual Meeting:

Released November 2022.

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, Andria Besser explains the current landscape of preimplantation genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes.

Oncofertility, Sukhkamal Campbell  provides education about fertility preservation prior to therapy initiation for females with early-onset cancer diagnoses.

Delphi Initiative Recommendations on Early Onset Colorectal Cancer (DIRECt), Giulia Martina Cavestro presents the work done by DIRECt.

CGA-IGC 2021 Annual Meeting:

The 2021 CGA-IGC virtual meeting featured a session on early-onset colorectal cancer.  Released November 2021.

Epidemiology of eoCRC Caitlin Murphy

Genetics & Epigenetic Landscape of eoCRC, Andreana N. Holowatyj

Gut Microbiome in eoCRC, Phil Quirke

eoCRC in Pediatric Population, Surgical Perspective, Andrea Hayes-Jordan

CGA-IGC 2018-19 Webinar Series 1:

Elena Stoffel addresses the increasing incidence of early-onset colorectal cancer and reviews data regarding the genetic, lifestyle, and environmental causes and tumor biology of eoCRC

Released December 2019.


Series| Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer 

The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Delphi Initiative for Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer (DIRECt) International Management Guidelines, covering the full spectrum of care. 

*Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Fight CRC eoCRC Workgroup, a global, multidisciplinary working group to explore sporadic early-onset colorectal cancer, or cancer in young adults that is not linked to an inherited or genetic predisposition.

Fight CRC Rally on eoCRC Research co-hosted by Jose Perea Garcia, CGA-IGC Meeting Planning Member, and Fight CRC.

Patient resources by Colon Club, patient advocacy group for eoCRC.

Abbreviated bibliography on key eoCRC resources.

Content reflects expert opinion at time of publication
*Journal credit: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2023;21:581–603

Open Access - Published: December 19, 2022; DOI; License

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Last reviewed: March 2023


LGBTQI+ Toolkit




Web resources

Online learning

Creating Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Guidelines for Transgender Patients With BRCA MutationsBronwyn Bedrick, discusses this guidance statement, published in Obstretics & Gynecology.

Released March 2022

CGA-IGC Podcast S5EP1 

5 Pearls on Transgender Health - Episode 1 & Episode 2, the physician hosts of the CoreIM podcast provide a 2-part series on transgender healthcare services.  Released March & April 2020.

CoreIM podcasts

CGA-IGC 2022 Annual Meeting

Released November 2022.

Case Report: Non-Binary Patient with a Germline {CDH1} Pathogenic Variant: Counseling and Clinical Considerations, Megha Ranganathan highlights several themes, including the importance of confirming gender identity and pronouns, challenges associated
with coordination of care, and lack of non-binary specific medical training.

CGA-IGC 2022 Webinar Series 4 Caring for our LGBTQI+ Patients 

Sonali Paul, reviews the LGBTQI+ narrative illustrates that there are many social determinants of health based on discrimination that affect LGBTQI+ individuals and their health outcomes; routinely capturing sexual orientation and gender identity data can help improve the doctor-patient relationship and decrease health disparities. Released February 2022.

CGA-IGC 2021 Annual Meeting

The 2021 CGA-IGC virtual meeting featured sessions on topics around treatment & care for LGBTQI+ patients. Released November 2021.

Gynecologic Cancer Risk-Reduction Considerations in Trans/Non-Binary Lynch Syndrome Patients, Iris Romero.

Advancing Health Equity Abstract Presentation I Management of a transgender male with Lynch syndromeLauren Gima.

The HRC Foundation  - works with health care facilities that are committed to providing inclusive care to their LGBTQ+ patients. Going beyond inclusive non-discrimination policies, these facilities are adopting best practices in the areas of LGBTQ+ patient care and support, employee policies and benefits, and LGBTQ+ patient and community engagement.

Fenway Health - links to Education & Training. Fenway Health exists to make life healthier for the people in our neighborhood, the LGBTQIA+ community, people living with HIV/AIDS and the broader population.

National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center - features publications, archived webinars, demonstration videos, learning modules and more all available at no cost. CMEs are also available.

Clinical Care Options (CCO) - links to HCP-patient interaction video capturing best practices for the use of gender-neutral language for anatomy during cancer screenings for transgender patients.

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Last reviewed: March 2023

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