Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States for both men and women. The good news is, some colorectal cancers are preventable, and those that are detected early have a high cure rate. That's why Mount Carmel emphasizes the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer and offers advanced means of treating it.
If you are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, we offer advanced treatments to not only treat the disease but also to preserve your ability to have a normal life in recovery. Our surgeons, oncologists and radiologists use techniques that help to preserve bladder, bowel and sexual function and limit permanent colostomies.
We also have support professionals and programs in place, including our expert Oncology Nurse Navigators, to walk you through each step of the treatment, recovery and survivorship processes with intelligence and compassion.
Mount Carmel has a comprehensive Cancer Risk Program as well with an expert medical team to help you better understand your family history and give you reassurance and additional understanding about colorectal cancer.