Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common form of cancer diagnosed in the U.S., with more than 132,000 new cases each year.
If you've been diagnosed with cancer of the colon or rectum, talk to us. It's important to learn about your options and take action right away. Survival rates for colorectal cancer have improved dramatically, especially when the disease is caught early. Our world-class team of specialists can answer your questions, address your concerns, and deliver a personalized treatment plan with the most innovative, cutting-edge therapies available anywhere.
At City of Hope, we are committed to treating the whole person, body and soul. We have an unmatched reputation for coordinated, compassionate care. We bring together a broad array of colorectal cancer expertise from multiple disciplines, all under one roof:
Plus, your supportive care continues long after treatment is complete. Our specialists will help you adjust to post-treatment diet and lifestyle changes, and our unique family and survivorship programs will assist your loved ones.
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If you have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer, looking for a second opinion consultation about your treatment or would like to get colorectal cancer screening, request an appointment online or contact us at 800-826-HOPE. Please visit Making Your First Appointment for more information.
City of Hope’s renowned physicians and researchers utilize the latest in technology and innovation to treat cancer, coupled with our enduring belief in providing unparalleled compassionate care.
Every patient is different, with different needs. With one of the most renowned colorectal cancer programs in America, City of Hope treats you as a valued individual. Our entire team works together to bring you precise, state-of-the-art surgical, drug therapy, radiation and other options that will deliver the best outcome for you. We support you every step of the way, both during treatment and long after, helping you and your loved ones manage your recovery and boost your quality of life.
At City of Hope, we offer access to numerous clinical trials aimed at improving survival rates and enhancing quality of life. Many of these new therapies are not always available elsewhere. Our latest research covers many areas including new drug combinations that prevent colorectal cancer recurrence, profiling of cancer tissue at the molecular level to determine genetic abnormalities, and blocking a specific protein known to cause a form of the disease.
Browse through some of our clinical trials and research projects listed below:
When you come to City of Hope, you automatically gain access to an unparalleled array of support services to help you and your family cope with each challenge in your colorectal cancer journey. We can help with all of these concerns, and more:
I’ve Just Been Told I Have Colorectal Cancer
Frequently Asked Questions About Colorectal Cancer
Questions to Ask about Treatment for Colorectal Cancer
Do What You Can to Ease Side Effects of Treatment and Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer
How Surgery for Colorectal Cancer Affects What You Can Eat
How Surgery for Colorectal Cancer Affects Your Bowel Function
Living with a Colostomy: Tips for Maintenance and Daily Living
Support the Colorectal Cancer Program
It takes the help of a lot of caring people to make hope a reality for our patients. City of Hope was founded by individuals' philanthropic efforts more than 100 years ago. Their efforts − and those of our supporters today − have built the foundation for the care we provide and the research we conduct. It enables us to strive for new breakthroughs and better therapies − helping more people enjoy longer, better lives.
Or, you can make a gift to support all the research at City of Hope by donating online.
City of Hope experts cover prevention, screening, treatment and other cancer topics on City of Hope’s Breakthrough’s blog.