When you choose us for your treatment of colorectal cancer, you are choosing one of the few Bay Area hospitals with board-certified colon and rectal surgeons who collectively have over a quarter-century of experience. Eighty percent of colon cancer surgeries performed at John Muir Health use the minimally invasive laparoscopic technique compared to the national average of 30 percent. 

Our colorectal program is part of the Integrated Network Cancer Program which is accredited through the America College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer (ACos/CoC). Read the press release.

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. It is also one of the most preventable and curable when caught early. Our approach to treating colorectal cancer has helped hundreds of patients get through it and return to living active lives.

The difference? We listen.

While we are proud of our expertise and advanced technologies, we are equally proud of the way we partner with our patients. Our approach is to listen to you and work together on your treatment plan.

Colorectal cancer is highly treatable when caught early. John Muir Health offers a range of screening options, including genetic screening and counseling.
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With our access to the most advanced diagnostic tools and our extensive experience, we can quickly and accurately diagnose colorectal cancers.
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We have a well-established track record for treating our patients with minimally invasive methods that manage the cancer with less pain and speedier recovery times.
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John Muir Health provides you with the information, support, and resources you need to get you back on your feet again.
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Awards & Recognition

Ours is the first Rectal Cancer Program nationwide to earn accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) and Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS).

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Colon Surgery rated High Performing by U.S. News and World Report 2016, 2017, and 2018.

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