Colon cancer

Colon cancer—colorectal cancer or colon and rectal cancer—is one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Yet it remains a leading cause of cancer death for men and women in the United States.

Our experts can find colon cancer early on, when it's the most curable. They also can guide you through any stage of colon cancer, using the latest treatments and research.

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Colorectal Cancer: What You Need to Know, can-ahc-14310 (3/05); American Cancer Society, All About Colon and Rectum Cancer
Reviewed By: Casandra A. Anderson, MD
First Published: 10/19/2009
Last Reviewed: 12/01/2014

as his wife touches his shoulder reassuredly a senior-aged man speaks with his doctor about colon cancer