Colorectal cancer surgery

One in 20 Americans will develop colorectal cancer (cancer that occurs in the colon or rectum). With regular colonoscopies, colorectal cancer can be prevented. When the disease is caught early, it is highly treatable.

Read our blog about how to make a colonoscopy more comfortable

Our surgical oncologists in Naperville and Elmhurst specialize in the following procedures to treat colorectal cancer:

  • Colectomy, including open and laparascopic-assisted colectomy
  • Colostomy
  • Polypectomy
  • Local transanal resection
  • Low anterior resection
  • Prototectomy with colo-anal anastomosis
  • Abdomino-perineal resection
  • Pelvic exenteration
  • Colostomy
  • Laparoscopic minimally-invasive resection

Our surgical oncology team, including experts like George Salti, M.D., is skilled in colorectal cancer surgery.

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