Colorectal cancer is cancer that starts in the colon or rectum. The colon and the rectum are parts of the large intestine, which is the lower part of the body’s digestive system. During digestion, food moves through the stomach and small intestine into the colon. The colon absorbs water and nutrients from the food and stores waste matter (stool). Stool moves from the colon into the rectum before it leaves the body.
Providers Diagnosing or Treating Colorectal Cancer
Note that every provider listed below may not perform or prescribe all treatments or procedures related to Colorectal Cancer. Review each provider for availability.
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Locations Where Providers Treat Colorectal Cancer
Note that the treatment of Colorectal Cancer may not be performed at every location listed below. The list may include locations where the treatment plan is developed during and after a patient visit.
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Areas of Expertise for Colorectal Cancer
The UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute is Arkansas’ most comprehensive cancer treatment and research facility.