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At DFCI and the Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery   provides, expert state-of-the art, comprehensive colorectal services for patients in Massachusetts and world wide.  They remain focused and on their missions of compassionate patient care, multi-disciplinary, leading-edge colon and rectal care, providing patients and their families with access to a comprehensive range of services based on specialized treatment modalities and innovative research.  Through research and investigation, they work to expand treatment options an improve the care for patients dealing with colorectal conditions.


Colorectal cancer starts as a polyp (a growth of tissue that starts in the lining of the colon or rectum and then continues to grow) and can occur anywhere in the colon (large intestine) or the rectum (end of the colon).


Colorectal Cancer is the second  most common cancer in the United States, affecting 150,000 people annually.   Eighty to ninety percent of all cases are preventable through screening and removal of these precancerous polyps.