We have locations throughout New York City and Long Island.
Cancers of the colon and rectum are sometimes called colorectal cancer, or just colon cancer. At NYU Langone, we’re working to help prevent colon cancer and to detect it at its earliest stages, when it’s highly curable.
U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” ranks NYU Langone among the top 5 hospitals in the country for gastroenterology and GI surgery.
Most colon cancers develop from precancerous growths called polyps. Precancerous polyps and early colon cancers often cause no symptoms. This is why colorectal cancer screening is key to early detection and prevention. Several types of screening tests are available, including colonoscopy, which is the most comprehensive method to screen for colon cancer.
At NYU Langone’s Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention Program, our gastroenterologists are highly trained and skilled in colonoscopy screening, during which they can detect and remove polyps before they turn into cancer, or detect colon cancer in its earliest stages. Our state-of-the-art gastroenterology offices and procedure centers are conveniently located throughout New York City and Long Island.
We are also dedicated to studying the newest technologies—including innovations in artificial intelligence—to help make colonoscopy and other screening methods even more effective.
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Our experts collaborate closely with referring physicians, primary care physicians, and other specialists to ensure a comprehensive, compassionate, and patient-centered approach to care. If you receive a colon cancer diagnosis, our experts at NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center can partner with you to create a highly specialized, personalized plan for treatment, care, and support.
Learn more about colonoscopy screening, other screening tests, and how and when we screen for colon cancer.
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