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Comprehensive Care

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A colonoscopy can help detect colon cancer in its early stages when it’s easier to treat with better outcomes. Discover when and why you need this important screening.

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Our team includes specialists with extensive experience and knowledge in detecting, diagnosing and treating colon cancer, and we put that knowledge to work for you.

Every day, we work with patients from across the Kansas City region, helping them understand their colon cancer risk, offering second opinions and creating proven plans tailored to their specific needs and goals.

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Colon cancer doesn’t just impact your body. It impacts your mind and spirit, too. That’s why we’ve developed comprehensive support and resources to help you feel your best. Discover how support groups, holistic care and more can help strengthen your body, ease your mind and lift your spirits.

Empowering You With Answers

Helping You Understand Digestive Wellness

Colon cancer (also called colorectal cancer or bowel cancer) is the abnormal development of cells in the colon or rectum. Colon cancer occurs in men and women at any age, but 90% of new cases occur in people over 50. Here’s what you need to know.

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Your Kansas City Colon Cancer Care Team

You’ve got this, because we’ve got you. Connect with one of our experienced and compassionate oncology specialists and get the answers you want and need.

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New Cancer Treatment Technology To Help You Heal

Coming soon to AdventHealth Cancer Institute Shawnee Mission is the latest cancer-fighting technology, the Elekta Unity MR-Linac system. We'll be the first and only health care center in Kansas City to offer this new technology. Discover how MRI-guided radiation therapy means fewer treatments and side effects.

Colon Cancer News and Info

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Three Facts About Colon Cancer That Could Save Your Life
There are three important facts about colon cancer screenings that everyone should know. Learn more from our gastroenterologist Raul Badillo, MD.
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Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer Can Save Lives
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Test Your Colorectal Cancer Screening IQ