Colorectal Cancer

Whether you’re concerned about developing colon or rectal (colorectal) cancer or recently diagnosed, you’ll find the expert care you need at CHI Franciscan Cancer Care. With cancer treatment centers throughout the Puget Sound area, you'll have access to the full continuum of care, from screening and diagnosis through treatment and follow-up.

Screening and diagnosis

Screening can prevent about 90 percent of colorectal cancer cases, according to the American Cancer Society. Even if colorectal cancer has already developed, it’s highly treatable when caught in its early stages. See colorectal screening information.

Colorectal cancer treatment options

Our board certified and fellowship trained colorectal cancer surgeons, take a multidisciplinary team approach to treating colon and rectal cancers. Experts from several specialties, including surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, and radiologist specialists work together to design a personalized treatment plan specifically for your individual case, which may include one or more of the following:

Because we’re part of CHI, one of the largest health care providers in the country, you’ll have access to the latest research and innovations through the CHI Institute for Research and Innovation as well as national clinical trials as part of our participation in the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).

Ask your doctor about how to access clinical trials.

Care without the commute

You can receive treatment for colorectal cancer at our premier treatment centers conveniently located throughout the Puget Sound area:

Find a specialist

Your first visit is with a board-certified surgeon or medical oncologist, who will discuss the next steps with you. Find a surgeon or medical oncologist.