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Intestinal Cancer

National leaders in treating cancer of the intestines

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National leaders in treating cancer of the intestines

Intestinal cancer is cancer that affects the gastrointestinal tract, which includes the colon, rectum and anus.


Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center provides nationally recognized care for gastrointestinal cancers. U.S. News & World Report ranked Scripps among the nation’s best in gastrointestinal surgery, which is the most common treatment for intestinal cancer. Scripps oncologists personalize treatment plans, taking into consideration the person's type of cancer, stage, medical history and overall health. Learn more about the various types of intestinal cancer below.