Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center experts at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., and Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md., have vast expertise in managing all types of colorectal cancers. Part of the Johns Hopkins Colorectal Cancer Research Center of Excellence, our specialists have a long history with innovative screening, research and treatments for these cancers.
Novel Cancer Treatments
Our colon and rectal cancer experts offer a range of treatment options, including chemotherapy, radiation and surgery, as well as immunotherapy and novel treatments through clinical trials.
Some cancers may benefit from proton therapy, which uses high energy beams to deliver radiation. The Johns Hopkins Proton Therapy Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital is one of the largest and most advanced centers in the U.S.
Articles & Podcasts
A New Frontier: taTME
Read about transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME), a new minimally invasive surgical treatment for rectal cancer performed by surgeons Haniee Chung, M.D., and Martin Paul, M.D.
Thermal Ablation Destroys Tumors
Read about a colon cancer survivor being treated with thermal ablation by Johns Hopkins interventional radiologist Andrew Akman, M.B.A., M.D.
Cancer Matters with Dr Bill Nelson - Anal and Rectal Cancers
Listen to medical oncologist Valerie Lee, M.D., discusses treatment for anal and rectal cancers.
Cancer Matters with Dr Bill Nelson - The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening
Listen to medical oncologist Nilofer Azad, M.D., discusses the importance of colon cancer screening.