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University of Colorado Cancer Center

University of Colorado Cancer Center, A National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
 

Learn About Cancer


Today it is difficult to imagine anyone who has not heard of cancer. Most people have been affected because either they or their loved ones or friends are cancer survivors. Because cancer is so prevalent, people have many questions about its biology, detection, possible causes and strategies for prevention.

At the University of Colorado Cancer Center we're here to help you understand your diagnosis, answer your questions, and support your family, friends and caregivers and of course you.


What is Cancer?

What is Cancer?

Cancer is a class of diseases characterized by out-of-control cell growth. There are more than 100 different types of cancer and each is classified by the type of cell that is initially affected. 

Find resources to learn more about cancer


Cancer Information and Counseling Line

Cancer Information & Counseling Line

The Cancer Information & Counseling Line (CICL) is a nationally recognized service that offers free telephone counseling for people with cancer, as well as their friends and family members. 

Learn about the Cancer Information & Counseling Line.


Cancer Resource Center

Cancer Resource Center

At the Monfort Family Foundation Cancer Resource Center at the University of Colorado Hospital everyone is welcome to visit to obtain cancer-related information and support.

Find the cancer resources you and your family need.


Colorado Cancer Day

Colorado Cancer Day

Join the University of Colorado Cancer Center for a day of information and conversation about the latest treatments for common cancer types, cancer survivorship and more.

Attend Colorado Cancer Day and get educated about cancer.