Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Colorectal cancer requires expert care.
Our doctors treat cancer every day.

Colorectal cancer is the term for cancers found in the colon or the rectum, which make up the large intestine. It may also be referred to as bowel cancer. Colon cancer and rectal cancer are grouped together because they share many characteristics, symptoms and treatments. Colorectal cancer, one of the most common cancers in United States, affects both men and women. The treatments and side effects of this disease may impact your quality of life. That’s why it’s important to turn to doctors with expertise in colorectal cancer—experts who will work to help you understand the disease and the array of treatment options available to you. The gastroenterologists and oncologists at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) understand the complexities of colorectal cancer and what you can do to fight it.

Our cancer hospitals treat colorectal cancer with a commitment to comprehensive, personalized care, developing treatment plans individualized for each patient’s specific needs. Your care regimen is designed to help you maintain your quality of life, while providing treatment options targeted to your colorectal cancer type and stage. At CTCA®, we take an integrative approach to patient care, combining state-of-the-art colorectal cancer treatments with supportive therapies to treat not just the disease but the whole person. Explore this section to learn more about colorectal cancer, its symptoms and side effects, and the treatments we offer.

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Our colorectal cancer results

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Our hospital accreditations

Our hospitals are fully accredited by a number of renowned health care organizations.

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Experts in innovative treatment: HIPEC

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Our Centers for Peritoneal Surface Malignancies offer cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for advanced stage abdominal cancer.

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