Cancer of the colon and rectum is a disease in which cancerous cells develop in the tissues of these areas. Colorectal cancers can occur in individuals of any age, however, it is most common in people over the age of fifty. It is highly treatable when it is found early, but it may go undetected during the early stages because many people who have it do not experience symptoms.
Oncology Services at Beaumont are dedicated to offering counseling, diagnosis and exceptional care to patients with colorectal cancer and their families. Survival rates for colorectal cancer patients treated at Beaumont Hospitals are higher than the national average. Also, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, has been named a Blue Distinction Center for rectal cancer as part of a national program sponsored by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
Beaumont Colorectal Cancer Specialists
Beaumont doctors from all cancer disciplines will work together to provide you with the most advanced treatment options, which might include the opportunity to participate in the many clinical trials. Beaumont colorectal cancer specialists are renowned experts in the following areas:
- colorectal surgery
- medical oncology
- radiation oncology
- diagnostic radiology
- interventional oncology
- nuclear medicine
- genetic counseling
- research and clinical trials
- cancer support services
- integrative medicine services