Colon, Rectal, and Anal Cancer

    Overview

    A group of cancers attacking the lower digestive system, colon, and rectum. Treatment depends on the size, location, and how far the cancer has spread. Common treatments include surgery to remove the cancer, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Edem Agamah, MD

    Cancer Care, Internal Medicine
    315 W. Carpenter St. 1st Floor Clinic B Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Dodie Gazda, ANP-BC

    Cancer Care
    315 W. Carpenter St. 1st Floor Clinic B Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    V. Prasad Poola, MD

    Program Director, General Surgery Residency Cancer Care
    315 W. Carpenter St. 1st Floor Clinic A Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Jan Rakinic, MD

    Vice Chair for Clinical Operations, SIU Department of Surgery Cancer Care, General Surgery
    315 W. Carpenter St. 1st Floor Clinic A Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Megan Strohm, APRN

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Internal Medicine, Cancer Care
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough technology

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.