Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S. Most cases of colorectal cancer begin as small, noncancerous clumps of cells called polyps. Over time, some polyps can become colorectal cancers.
If you are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, our staff at the Digestive Disease Center can help you understand treatment options and coordinate your care among a team of specialists, including our experts at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.
The Vanderbilt Colon and Rectal Surgery Clinic offers compassionate care that combines state-of-the-art technology with extensive experience. Our surgeons treat all types of colon and rectal disease, including: