Cancers of the colon or rectum, often called colorectal cancer, are among the most common in the United States. But when you are the patient, there is nothing common about it. Your cancer is as unique and individual as you are, and your treatment must be, too.

Optimal cancer care requires more than one physician. At Roswell Park, you’ll have a team of colorectal experts — surgical, medical and radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, plus dietitians, physical therapists and more — under one roof.

Anthony Dakwar, MD, FACS

Why Roswell Park?

We are designated by the National Cancer Institute as one of the nation’s elite comprehensive cancer centers. Learn more about what this means for you.

What sets us apart
Dr. Steven Nurkin sits at the Da Vinci robotic system before his 500th surgery - April 2021

Latest treatment advances

We provide options unavailable elsewhere, including nonsurgical endoscopic procedures, immunotherapy, targeted therapy and clinical trials of the latest emerging treatments.

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Victory Bell Jody Czaja & Robyn Gilmartin with Martha Hickey June 2022

More than cancer care

We care for you, not just your cancer. From nutrition and mental health to pelvic floor rehab and support groups, we look beyond survival, toward your quality of life and wellness for years to come.

Living with cancer

Cancer is our only focus

Roswell Park provides care for the whole person. While our surgical, medical and radiation oncologists treat the disease, our patients can also rely on a team of psychologists, social workers, dietitians and other professionals, who work together to provide a full spectrum of integrated care — all under one roof.

We know every patient is unique. That’s why we deliver the highest-quality care, with a treatment plan tailored specifically for you.

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