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Individuals with colon cancer may be treated with one or more of the following:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal surgery 
  • Brachytherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Targeted therapy
  • Chemotherapy

Inova offers treatment for colon cancer at all of its hospitals and is home to the largest number of board-certified and board-eligible colorectal surgeons in the Washington, DC, region. Minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery is available to treat colon and rectal cancer at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Inova Loudoun Hospital.

Enterostomal therapy is available to patients who may require this care after colon cancer surgery as a temporary or permanent measure. Learn more about Inova's Ostomy Care Program 

Inova Fairfax Hospital Advanced Endoscopy Center is the first of its kind in Northern Virginia. Our physicians utilize some of the most innovative endoscopic technologies available to successfully treat both cancerous and non-cancerous diseases of the digestive tract – conditions that once required traditional surgery.