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Colorectal Cancer

We are the only colorectal cancer treatment center in Oregon that specializes in inherited colorectal cancer syndromes and has a dedicated team conducting leading-edge research on colorectal cancer. Our colorectal cancer doctors have extensive knowledge about treatment options for colon and rectal cancers.

Colorectal Cancer Treatment Options

Colorectal cancer treatment options at OHSU Knight Cancer Institute.

At the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, we take colorectal cancer personally. Our personalized colon and rectal cancer treatment options include:

Learn More About our Colorectal Cancer Treatments

Meet Colorectal Cancer Specialist, Dr. Gina Vaccaro

Dr. Gina Vaccaro specializes in colorectal cancer treatment

Dr. Vaccaro is a medical oncologist that specializes in gastrointestinal tract cancers.

Meet Your Colorectal Cancer Treatment Team


NEW KNOWLEDGE, NEW HOPE for Colorectal Cancer Treatment

Dr. Dan Herzig helps find new hope for colorectal cancer treatment.

We study the causes of colon and rectal cancer in families.

Learn About the Oregon Colorectal Cancer Registry


Colorectal Cancer Clinical Trials

Colorectal cancer clinical trials are research studies where people help doctors find better ways to prevent, diagnose, or treat colon and rectal cancers. If you are interested in learning more or participating in a colorectal clinical trial, please talk with your doctor.

View Current Colorectal Cancer Clinical Trial Opportunities

My Knight Cancer Story

Ron - My Knight Cancer Story

I had my first colonoscopy when I was 53. They said I didn’t need to return for 15 years, but several years later, I wasn’t feeling right, so I asked for another. I was glad I did: I had colon cancer. Read more


My Knight Cancer Story

Michelle Barnes and baby

Michelle Barnes was a bit more than 20 weeks pregnant when she noticed blood in her stool. At just 29 years old, colon cancer was the last thing on her mind... 

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