Colorectal Cancer


According to the American Cancer Society, the number of people diagnosed with colon cancer or rectal cancer was 142,570 in 2010. While that number has decreased mostly due to early screening techniques like colonoscopy at age 50, there were still 51,370 deaths attributable to the disease in 2010.

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 at Beaumont.

Beaumont colorectal cancer specialists are renowned experts in the following areas:

Multidisciplinary Care

For more information about the Colorectal Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic at Beaumont, call 877-BEAT-CANCER (877-232-8226) today.


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Colorectal Cancer Webinar

Learn more about colorectal cancer with a free webinar, "Everything you wanted to know about avoiding colon cancer but were afraid to ask," featuring Beaumont experts Jason Shellnut, M.D., colorectal surgeon; and Dana Zakalik, M.D., director of Cancer Genetics.