Our Mission: To save lives and reduce suffering from colorectal cancer in all Californians.

C4 News and Announcements

2016 Community Grants RFA

Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) kits

NCI Awards $13 Million Grant

C4 is pleased to announce the release of the 2016 Community Grants Request for Applications (RFA) and grant application process. Read More... C4 recently completed negotiations with Polymedco, Quest and Immunostics for standardized testing costs associated with their FIT products. Read More... The SDSU/UCSD Cancer Center Comprehensive Partnership will support 30 joint research projects and research education programs. Read More...


About C4

California Colorectal Cancer Coalition (C4) is a nonprofit organization made up of a diverse group of dedicated individuals from throughout California.

C4 Advocacy

The mission of the California Colorectal Cancer Coalition is to increase colorectal cancer screening rates to reduce suffering and save lives. Watch this site for the date of the C4 2016 Advocacy Day.

Survivors Gallery

This gallery is a tribute to those who have personally experienced the impact of colon cancer on every aspect of life including family, career, and community.


Community Grants & Involvement

C4 is actively involved in funding CRC community projects in California. C4 Grants program is outlined at this site. The grants program has been instrumental in saving lives by ensuring the full continuum of colorectal cancer screening for uninsured and underserved populations. One way you can help C4 in our efforts is by joining Amazon Smile.

Eighty by 2018

80% by 2018 is a movement in which C4 and dozens of other organizations have committed to eliminating colorectal cancer as a major public health problem and are working toward the shared goal of reaching 80% screened for colorectal cancer by 2018. Learn more about this effort and how you can be a part of it.

Information & Resources

Early colorectal cancer may not cause any symptoms at all. With proper screening, this disease can be prevented or, if found early, it can be treated and cured. You will find all you need to know here to be sure you get screened. Health Care Providers will find CME offered by the Center Disease Control and California’s Department of Public Health and other organizations, at this site.