Collaborative Services for Colon & Rectal Diseases

BIDMC offers multidisciplinary care to treat a variety of cancerous and non-cancerous conditions affecting the colon and rectum.


colon and rectalThe colon and rectal surgery team provides patients with treatment options, diagnoses, and management for disorders of the colon and rectum as well as cancers of the colon, rectum, and intestine.

Center for Advanced Endoscopy

Our Center for Advanced Endoscopy offers patients new treatments for small tumor ablation and large colon polyp resection. BIDMC has refined techniques for endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) to minimize risk of perforation and allow physicians to remove lesions during routine outpatient colonoscopy, often without an additional procedure or follow-up screening.

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Colon & Rectal Cancer Center

In the Colon & Rectal Cancer Center, colon and rectal surgeons champion sphincter-preservation operations and colostomy avoidance in the most difficult clinical settings. Preoperative neo-adjuvant programs with radiation, medical and surgical oncology increase success in sphincter preservation. Research protocols investigate new oncologic agents, radiation enhancement and focused treatment strategies.

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