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Colon and Rectal Cancer Radiation Therapy Services

Radiation therapy uses high-dose x-rays to kill cancer cells.

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center radiation oncologists are among the nation's most experienced in using the latest radiation technologies to treat colorectal and GI cancer.

We have access to the widest variety of advanced radiation delivery systems available. These systems allow us to target the radiation directly to the cancer site, helping spare healthy tissue around the tumor.

Radiation Treatments for Colorectal and GI Cancer

The way you receive radiation therapy depends on the type and stage of colorectal cancer.

Radiation delivery options include:

Contact Us About Colon, Rectal, and Gastrointestinal Cancer 

To learn more about Colorectal and Gastrointestinal Cancers or to make an appointment, you can: