Colorectal cancer, cancer that starts in the colon or rectum, is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. Other gastrointestinal (GI) cancers are often detected when the cancer has advanced. At St. Anthony’s Cancer Care Center, our multidisciplinary team of cancer experts works together to treat these GI cancers, including:
No matter what stage of the cancer process you are in, whether it’s diagnosis, treatment or recovery, our team at St. Anthony’s Cancer Care Center is right there with you. Our doctors treat more than 100 cases of colorectal cancer a year. We will guide you through each step of your experience and be with you to answer questions and provide reassurance. We understand that you are feeling anxious, and we pledge to do everything we can to support you during this time.
Although colorectal cancer is very common, it can be caught early through regular screenings. When cancer is caught in the early stages, it is much easier to treat and survival rates are significantly higher.
At St. Anthony’s Cancer Care Center, we have the most sophisticated diagnostic technology at our disposal. We carefully diagnose our patients in order to create a precise, tailored treatment plan. And everything you need is right here on our campus, including radiology tests, blood work or state-of-the-art surgical center.
At St. Anthony’s Cancer Care Center, you are not just another patient. We understand that each patient is different and comes with his or her own unique needs and concerns. We tailor your cancer treatment with your needs in mind.
There are different options for colorectal cancer treatment, depending on the size of the tumor and how advanced the cancer is when it is found. Treatment options include: