The Baylor Scott & White Health difference
From diagnosis to survivorship, and everything in between, Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Dallas is by your side.
The Colorectal Cancer Research and Treatment Center at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health combines the expertise of a multidisciplinary team of physicians on the medical staff to provide a premier destination for the diagnosis, evaluation, research, and treatment of colon and rectal tumors. We are dedicated to providing advanced therapies, innovative research, minimally invasive treatments, and valuable resources to patients affected by colorectal cancer.
Diagnostic and treatment approach
At Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Dallas, we are pleased to offer advanced technology and methodology for diagnosing colorectal cancers. Treatment and care plans for patients are based on medical history, type and stage of malignancy, and the patient's personal preferences. Colorectal cancer treatment options here in Dallas include:
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Innovative drug therapies
- Advanced radiation oncology techniques
- Clinical trials
Texas Immuno-Oncology Biorepository (TIOB)
The Texas Immuno-Oncology Biorepository (TIOB) is a research facility that collects, catalogs and stores samples of biological material, such as urine, blood, stool, tissue, cells, DNA, RNA and protein, in an effort to improve our understanding of cancer.
Our team approach
Every patient is unique and deserves a personalized plan of care. Our multidisciplinary team of Dallas colorectal cancer experts participate in monthly cancer conferences where they discuss, evaluate and recommend the best course of treatment for every patient. In every facet of care, our team is uniquely and specially trained to treat and support patients with colon and rectal cancers. The care team at the Colorectal Cancer Research and Treatment Center includes specialists in the fields of:
- Medical oncology
- Colorectal surgery
- Radiation oncology
- Enhanced recovery nursing
- Wound ostomy care nurses
- Genetic counseling
- Patient navigation
- Cancer support
- Psychosocial support