St. Vincent’s Private Hospital offers our patients a full range of diagnostic procedures for colorectal cancer, along with the appropriate onsite surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and other follow-up services
Colorectal cancer – cancer of the large bowel and rectum – also referred to as bowel cancer, is the second most common cancer diagnosed in Ireland.
Our aim in St. Vincent’s Private Hospital is to provide excellent personalised care for each person who presents with symptoms, or a diagnosis of bowel cancer.
The colorectal cancer service involves teams of doctors, nurses and many other specialists working together to plan the most appropriate treatment and follow up care.
Our team includes:
- Colorectal surgeons
- Colorectal physicians
- Gastrointestinal endoscopists
- Medical oncologists
- Radiation oncologists
- Colorectal pathologists
- Colorectal nurse specialist
- Cancer nurse co-ordinator
- Nursing and healthcare assistant staff
Our specialist medical and nursing personnel meet with our patients and evaluate a patient’s history, followed by a physical assessment. We offer a full suite of diagnostic procedures such as blood tests, endoscopy and biopsy, scans and in some cases surgery.
Our full team of colorectal specialists can determine the most appropriate treatment plan for each patient. Each patient can be assured that our team at St. Vincent’ Private Hospital will collaborate to ensure the best possible outcome.
Appointment and Referral information
Once you have attended your GP for an initial assessment, you can be referred directly to our colorectal service.
Appointments can be made via GP referral only. For further info, please contact one of our consultant colorectal surgeons.