Being diagnosed with anal cancer can be overwhelming. The first step is to find a cancer treatment center that has the experience and expertise to give you the best possible care.
You’re more than a cancer patient at Columbia Cancer. We care for you as a whole person, with a highly experienced and compassionate team of anal cancer experts who have helped thousands of people with anal cancer.
Flexibility in How and Where To Receive Treatment
Our specialists are conveniently located in Manhattan and at our regional outpatient locations in Westchester County and Hudson Valley. This provides our patients with the same outstanding care from Columbia doctors closer to home. Our team of coordinators in our new patient access center are here to help you make any appointment you may need.
Our Expertise at Your Service
We’re ranked among the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals, and we’re backed by the power of the National Cancer Institute, which designated Columbia University as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, its highest designation.
You’ll Receive State-of-the-Art Care
We use the power of cutting-edge technology and discoveries made in our labs to provide you with personalized comprehensive care. Our radiation oncologists are pioneers in highly targeted and personalized methods of radiation (X-ray) delivery that minimizes your side effects and optimizes the cure of your cancer. Our surgeons are experts in minimally invasive and robotic surgical techniques, which can give you a faster recovery time, less side effects, and a better outcome.
Your Own Team of Cancer Experts
Cancer diagnosis and treatment requires an entire team of specialists and support caregivers. Our patient-centered multidisciplinary clinical care team will meet to create your personalized care plan. They’ll coordinate your care from treatment through survivorship. You will have access to information and support beyond your doctors and nurses.
You’ll Have Access to Leading Clinical Trials
We are leaders in immunotherapy and targeted therapies, offering a wide range of clinical trials that give our patients access to these new therapies, before they are widely available.
You’ll Have a Wealth of Support Resources
Because we treat the whole person, not just the cancer, we have created Patient Support Services that provide care and support outside of traditional medical care. You will have access to alternative treatments like acupuncture, resources for stress management, yoga therapy, spiritual support, support groups, and more.