Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
Crohn''s disease and ulcerative colitis are collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) because they cause severe inflammation of the intestinal tract, and have common symptoms. The cause remains unknown, and there is no medical cure. The Crohn''s & Colitis Foundation of America was founded in 1967. Its mission is to find a cure for Crohn''s diseasse and ulcerative colitis and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.