Colorectal Cancer

If you have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is ready to help. Our team of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing the highest quality of diagnosis and care. Our patients also have access to innovative techniques, new drugs, and clinical trials of the most-advanced treatment approaches.

Making an Appointment

Call 800-525-2225
Mon–Fri, 8:30 AM–5:30 PM, ET

Watch a video|For referring physicians

More Science. Less Fear.
It’s Time to Change How the World Treats Cancer.

Learn how we’re making what was impossible yesterday possible today.

Pictured: Rebecca (Grunza) Collins
Rebecca’s Story

When 43-year-old Rebecca was diagnosed with colorectal cancer, she opted to have minimally invasive surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Martee Hensley
Becoming a Patient: The First Steps

If you have recently been diagnosed with cancer or a related disease, we can help you understand your treatment options.

Prediction Tools

Use our online nomogram to calculate risk of cancer recurrence following surgery for colon cancer. Results can help physicians and patients make important treatment decisions.

Pictured: Julio Garcia-Aguilar
Colorectal Cancer Treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Doctors on our team explain our approach and why coming to Memorial Sloan Kettering as soon as you are diagnosed may give you better treatment options.

Colorectal Cancer Staging

Our physicians consider the extent of a tumor and its genetic characteristics when planning treatment.

Rectal Cancer Treatment

Learn how chemotherapy and radiation therapy can be used to shrink rectal tumors before surgically removing them.

Pictured: Julio Garcia-Aguilar
Our Approach
Staging
Rectal Cancer