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Comprehensive Care

We have Trained Surgeons and Medical Professionals

 

Comprehensive Care

Comprehensive Cancer Care. Our highly trained surgeons and medical professionals specialize in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of patients with cancer of the anus, colon and rectum.

Carolina Colorectal Surgery offers a full continuum of colon and rectal cancer (colorectal caner) care including preventive care (colonoscopy screening), diagnosis, treatment, surgery and follow-up care. We develop individualized treatment plans, including staging of the cancer with endorectal ultrasound, MRI or colonoscopy and surgery.

Treatment Options

    Traditional (open) surgical procedures
    Traditional transanal procedures
    Minimally invasive procedures – endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery, transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM), and use of robotics
    Endoscopic procedures – colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, anoscopy and high resolution anoscopy
    Diagnostic procedures – endoanal ultrasound, endorectal ultrasound, special physiological testing Innovative technologies

Cancer Care

Anal Cancer

The anal canal is a passage that connects the rectum to the outside of the body. The anal canal is surrounded by muscles that keep the anal canal closed except for when the muscles are relaxed during a bowel movement.

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CANCER SCREENING & SURVEILLANCE

Many polyps and cancers of the colon and rectum do not produce symptoms until they become fairly large. Cancer Screening involves one or more tests performed to identify whether a person with no symptoms has a disease..

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COLONOSCOPY

Colonoscopy is a safe, effective method of examining the full lining of the colon and rectum, using a long, flexible, tubular instrument. It is used to diagnose colon and rectum problems and to perform biopsies and

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COLORECTAL CANCER

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States, striking 140,000 people annually and causing 60,000 deaths. That’s a staggering figure when you consider the disease is potentially curable if..

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GENETICS & COLORECTAL CANCER

Genes are the biochemical information that we inherit from each of our parents. They determine our varied physical features and may predispose us to certain diseases. Probably all cancers, especially colon and rectal

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COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING

Colorectal cancer – cancer of the colon and rectum – is the second leading cancer killer in the United States and all women and men aged 50 and older are at risk. The good news is that colorectal cancer is preventable..

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