Rectal Cancer: Gary's Story

Patient Perspectives | Gary Waymire – Colorectal Cancer

After a large polyp was discovered during a routine colonoscopy, Gary sought a second opinion at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Treated with a series of aggressive and innovative procedures, he's now cancer-free and able to make the most out of life’s simple pleasures.

Gary's Surgeon

The Johns Hopkins Colon Cancer Center

The Johns Hopkins Colon Cancer Center is a multidisciplinary program offering comprehensive diagnostic testing and multidisciplinary care for patients diagnosed with cancer of the large bowel and those at high risk for developing cancer of the colon and rectum. Physicians from the departments of oncology, surgery, medicine and pathology, along with a team of specialized nurses, social workers and genetic counselors, are dedicated to the management and cure of colorectal cancer.