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Colon / Colorectal Cancer

Living life with end-stage colon cancer

As Steve Keating lives with a stage 4 cancer diagnosis, he considers how to share his knowledge with others. One way he's found is by joining the Patient and Family Advisory Council at the cancer center.

Colon cancer is impacting younger people

Briana Ratliff was in her mid-thirties when she began to notice blood in her stool and began to worry she might have colon cancer. Due to her age, her doctor dismissed her concern but she followed her instincts at got a second opinion.

Rogel Cancer Center earns prestigious rectal cancer accreditation

The University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center has earned a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. This recognition signals advanced technical expertise and multidisciplinary care for rectal cancer.

Women Should Screen for Both Colorectal and Cervical Cancer

This research emphasizes the harms of making colorectal cancer screening independent from cervical cancer screening instead of linking them together as part of important preventative care.

New inhibitor shows promise against challenging lung, colon cancers

A new inhibitor designed to target what’s been called an “undruggable” genetic mutation showed promising activity against advanced cancers with this mutation.