Colorectal Cancer: Information for Healthcare Professionals


At UCLA, patients with colorectal cancer are treated through the Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology Program. The GI program provides comprehensive cancer care to patients with a wide variety of malignant conditions of the gastrointestinal tract. It offers multi-specialty coordination with experts in the fields of surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology, nursing and social work. Patients who come to UCLA benefit from the most advanced forms of therapy available and have access to the latest protocols through the clinical research unit.

Make a Referral

Our partnership with health professionals in the community is key to our success at UCLA Health System. It is our goal to assist you with referring a patient to UCLA and getting access to our continuing medical education program.

Registered nurses and referral coordinators are available to assist referring physicians and case managers access services at UCLA Health System through the toll-free UCLA Physician Referral Service phone line (800) UCLA-MD1. Or, send an email to and one of our referral nurses will respond.

Referrals may also be made directly to the GI program. For general information about colorectal cancer services at UCLA, or to make a referral, call (310) 206-1446.

For directions, visit our UCLA Health System location map.

Clinical Trials

If you are interested in finding out more about our current research protocols, visit our visit our Active Clinical Trials section for general information and a listing of currently open clinical trials.

Additional Resources

For more information on colorectal cancer services at UCLA, visit the following related website: