Norton Cancer Institute is dedicated to helping patients with colorectal cancer by combining early detection methods with effective treatment options. Treatment and services include the expertise of a patient navigator as well as our highly trained medical staff.
Routine screenings are the first line of defense against colorectal cancer. Norton Cancer Institute offers a variety of screening techniques to detect polyps, cancer or other abnormalities, including:
- Double-contrast barium enema
- Fecal occult blood test
Colorectal cancer is diagnosed in stages, and treatments depend on stage. They may include a combination of:
- Radiation therapy
As part of our comprehensive services, Norton Cancer Institute provides patients with opportunities to participate in innovative National Cancer Institute and industry-sponsored clinical research studies. For information on current studies, call (502) 629-5500.