Colon cancer refers to malignancy that occurs in the first five feet of the large intestine. Up to 95 percent of colon tumors begin as benign polyps. It can take years for a polyp to become malignant, and not all will. The slow growth of colon cancer increases its potential to invade lymph nodes or breach the intestinal wall into surrounding organs.
From early screening and genetic testing to diagnosis through treatment and support, we offer you a team of leading colorectal surgeons and gastroenterologists, the latest technology and a wide variety of care options to improve your outcome and overall quality of life.