The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center brings the expertise of an interdisciplinary team to every patient we treat. That means your treatment plan is personalized for you and coordinated by our team of experts that specialize in rectal 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.
The O’Neal Difference
Multidisciplinary Colorectal Cancer Clinic
Some programs scatter your visits with specialists over several days or weeks. Here, you see multiple specialists the same day and leave with an individualized treatment plan.
Specialists help guide you through all aspects of your cancer journey.
Targeted Proton Therapy
Home to the first proton therapy facility in Alabama; proton therapy uses more precise dosages to attack tumors.
Pancreatobiliary Disease Center
The first multidisciplinary program in the state to treat various diseases related to the bile duct and pancreas.
The Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump Program
A specialized treatment option to patients whose colon or rectal cancer has spread to the liver but cannot be surgically removed.
Supportive Care and Survivorship programs
We help you through every stage of your treatment, caring for all aspects of your physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
A one-stop shop for colorectal cancer care
Learn more about the Multidisciplinary Colorectal Cancer Clinic.
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Find a Clinical Trial
Search for clinical trials and talk to your doctor about participating
Programs & Services
Treatments & Procedures
Your Team of Rectal 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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