Why Choose A Colon Cancer Center?

Doctors who are part of groups of multidisciplinary specialists  offer comprehensive care to patients with colon cancer.

If you get treatment from a colon cancer center your care team will take the time to get to know you so they know what's most important to you. This results in a treatment approach that puts you as an individual at the center of the services you receive.

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Your care team could include:

  • Gastroenterologists
  • Rectal surgery and Colon surgeons
  • Oncologists
  • Radiotherapy oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Pathologists

And other doctors, as required for instance, those who have been specially trained in medical genetics Gynecologic, or Urologic surgery Your doctor will work with you to review treatment options and select the best treatment for your needs and goals. 

Treatment options available for patients with colon or rectal cancer include chemotherapy, as well as immunotherapy, targeted radiation therapy, and a variety of surgeries, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery.

Molecular profiling of tumors using next-generation sequencing and detection of all possible treatment options with immunotherapy are typical of colon cancer centers.

They also provide palliative treatment services to help combat the negative consequences of cancer treatment, as well as the signs that cancer causes. 

Cancer survivor clinics are offered after completing cancer treatment. The cancer survivorship center may be able to help you cope with the emotional and physical changes that can occur after cancer chemotherapy.

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