Our Services

Our program features these indicators of excellence:

  • Multidisciplinary tumor conferences
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic tools
  • Clinical and basic research protocols
  • Access to national research studies and innovative local protocols
  • Gastrointestinal oncology practice guidelines for health professionals

Colonoscopy - Colorectal Cancer Screening

Nearly all colon and rectal cancers are preventable. Current guidelines recommend that most adults begin colorectal cancer screenings at age 50. A colonoscopy allows your doctor to find and remove pre-cancerous polyps in the colon.

Colorectal cancer education and research

Providence Colorectal Cancer Surgery Program medical director Mark H. Whiteford, M.D., is highly involved in education of other healthcare...