Colorectal Cancer Patient Care and Research Center of Excellence

Our center brings together multiple specialties, precision treatments designed specifically for the unique characteristics of each patient’s cancer, and the innovative research that revolutionized progress against colorectal cancer.

  • Our Team

    Specialists from multiple disciplines who provide comprehensive approaches to the treatment of colon cancer

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  • Research Areas

    Leading treatment for colon and rectal cancer and promising new therapies for metastatic cancers

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  • Rectal Cancer Clinic

    One-day, comprehensive evaluation by top rectal cancer medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons

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Vanessa's Colon Cancer Journey

When Vanessa was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer, she was told there was nothing that could be done. However, an immunotherapy clinical trial offered by the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins gave her hope and a new lease on life. This is her story.

Why Choose Johns Hopkins For Colon Cancer Treatment

The Multidisciplinary Difference 

The interaction among all research and clinical specialties that led to breakthrough discoveries is the hallmark of the Johns Hopkins Colorectal Cancer Research Center’s Multidisciplinary approach. 

Immunotherapies provide long lasting control of specific colorectal cancers, including some advanced cancers.  

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Better detection methods, including circulating tumor cell technology known as liquid biopsy, detect small clusters of cancer cells years before they are visible on CT scans or other scans. 

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Advances in precision medicine, including identification of critical cancer signatures, allow doctors to customize treatment for individual patients.

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Support Colorectal Cancer Research

Each contribution to the Johns Hopkins Colorectal Cancer Research Center of Excellence has the potential to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients at Johns Hopkins and around the world. Our physician-scientists are leading the way, and your donation will support innovations that translate to better, more effective treatments.
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    To make a gift or pledge online, please complete our secure online giving form.

  • Over the Phone

    Call 410-361-6391

  • By Mail

    Download and mail our giving form to:
    Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine
    P.O. Box 49143
    Baltimore, MD 21297-9143

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