Colorectal Cancer

At Siteman Cancer Center, our multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and surgeons are experts at treating colon and rectal cancers with the newest, most advanced techniques. When these cancers are caught in the early stages, most patients can hope to make a full recovery.

Symptoms

Learn which symptoms indicate you need to see your doctor.

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Screening

Colorectal cancer is one of the most straightforward cancers to treat if it is caught early.

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Determining risk

Learn the risk factors for colon cancer and take a risk assessment.

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Our Approach

When you come to Siteman, your physicians will develop a personalized treatment plan for you based, in part, on your genome.

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Colon cancer treatment

Surgery is typically the first line treatment for colon cancer.

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Rectal cancer treatment

Because of where the rectum is located, the treatments for rectal cancer are more diverse.

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Family history

Up to 5 percent to 6 percent of all colon cancers in the United States are caused by inherited colon cancer syndromes.

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