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Digestive Disease Patient Support & Resources

The Digestive Disease Institute's education initiatives include ensuring patients have the latest information about the conditions we treat. The following local and national organizations offer resources and support for patients with a variety of digestive disorders.

Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease Foundation
Celiac Sprue Association
Gluten Intolerance Group of North America
Canadian Celiac Association

Colorectal Cancer

Cancer Support Community
Colon and Rectal Cancer - National Cancer Institute
Colon Cancer Alliance
Colon Cancer Alliance
Colon Cancer STARS

Crohn's Disease & Colitis

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America - Northwest Chapter

Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association
Esophageal Cancer - National Cancer Institute

Liver & Bile Duct Disorders

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
American Liver Foundation
American Liver Foundation - Pacific Northwest Chapter
Hepatitis B Foundation
Hepatitis Education Project
Liver Cancer - National Cancer Institute
PSC Partners
The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation
Chronic Liver Disease Foundation


Food Allergy Research and Education
International Association for Food Protein Enterocolitis
American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders
Consortium of Food Allergy Research

Overview of Digestive Diseases

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

Pancreas Disorders

National Pancreas Foundation
Confronting Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Pancreatic Cancer - National Cancer Institute

Some digestive diseases are autoimmune disorders, including Crohn’s disease, autoimmune hepatitis, and ulcerative colitis as well as many others. To learn more about autoimmune disorders visit Autoimmune Advocacy Alliance.