Colorectal Cancer

Hoag's highly experienced colorectal cancer care team provides patient-centered, integrated care to address all needs of a patient, from early detection and diagnosis through state-of-the-art surgical approaches.



Every person needs a team of dedicated experts to help them beat colorectal cancer. Hoag gives you access to subspecialized experts, the most advanced diagnostic and treatment options, and groundbreaking clinical research.

Winning Against Colorectal Cancer

For more than two decades, Hoag Family Cancer Institute has been dedicated to providing state-of-the-art, compassionate care to colorectal cancer patients throughout Orange County. With a multidisciplinary approach that includes early detection, the use of evidence-based therapies, and extensive support services, the team at Hoag Family Cancer Institute provides colorectal cancer patients with every diagnostic and therapeutic advantage. Early detection is key – learn the risk factors for colorectal cancer.


Groundbreaking Clinical Trials & Research

Hoag leads innovative clinical trials, including immunotherapy agents, all pushing for more advanced, effective care for colorectal cancer patients.

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Experience and Outcomes

With extensive experience in colorectal cancer care, Hoag is a trusted leader in the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer with excellent patient outcomes that exceed national figures.

Each year, Hoag’s dedicated multidisciplinary colorectal care team diagnoses and treats more colorectal cancer patients than any other center in Orange County. Being a high-volume center enables the colorectal cancer team to achieve a technical skill level not all facilities can match.

Colorectal Cancer Nurse Navigator

A clinical nurse navigator serves an important role as facilitator and guide for patients, providing resources, access to clinical providers and answering questions throughout the cancer journey.

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Medical Expertise

Emphasizing tailored patient-centered care, Hoag’s multidisciplinary team of colorectal cancer experts provides streamlined access to the full array of advanced colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment options.

The team consists of board certified medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, fellowship-trained colorectal surgeons, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists – all of whom work together to consistently achieve superior patient outcomes that rival national figures.

Survival Rates

Hoag’s five-year relative survival rate for colorectal cancer is higher than the national figure. Hoag's survival rates have steadily improved over the years, while there has been very little improvement in national figures. In fact, Hoag patients have continued to achieve better survival outcomes than nationally for every stage of colorectal cancer.