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Colon Cancer

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center brings the expertise of an interdisciplinary team to every patient we treat. And we treat every type of cancer, including colon cancer. That means your treatment plan is personalized for you and coordinated by our team of cancer doctors and experts that specialize in colon cancer. Here, you will benefit from the latest surgical techniques and radiation oncology treatments; access to clinical trials working to discover new, safe, and effective treatments; and targeted therapies backed by our precision medicine program. Find comfort and confidence in knowing your cancer care is comprehensive and cutting-edge.


Targeted therapies that attack cancer and spare other cells

First in state to offer infusion pump therapy to shrink large tumors

The ONLY NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama

A treatment and care plan made specifically for you


The O’Neal Difference

Multidisciplinary Colorectal Cancer Clinic

See multiple specialists – all on the same day – who work together on a treatment plan specific to you

Advanced Chemotherapy Delivery

After tumor removal, we target the hard-to-reach remaining cancer cells using Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC).

Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery

Precise treatment for colon and rectal cancers

Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump Program

A specialized treatment option for patients whose colon or rectal cancer has spread to the liver but cannot be surgically removed

Clinical Trials

Together, finding new ways to improve cancer care and survival


Schedule an Appointment

Find a Clinical Trial

Search for clinical trials and talk to your doctor about participating



Steadman Harrison

Steadman's Story

UAB Medicine patient Steadman Harrison is a one-year cancer survivor. He says that his cancer journey has been a lesson in patience, the value of family support, and personal faith.


Your Team of Gastrointestinal Cancer Experts

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center team believes that there’s a lot more to fighting cancer than just getting rid of cancer cells through treatment. We believe that comprehensive, holistic cancer care includes other aspects of your life that may have an impact on your overall well-being. After all, cancer changes everything. At UAB, you have a personalized team to support YOU.

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