10th Annual Ruesch Symposium

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New Colon Cancer Concerns

Dr. Marshall talks with Today Show about why colon cancer is on the rise in young patients

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Patient & Families

Relentlessly fighting a smarter war against GI cancer by partnering with patients based on their unique needs, the Ruesch Center is committed to providing you with the highest standard of care and individualized cures.

Patients & Families

Current Clinical Trials

Search our current GI clinical trials offered through the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute

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Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers are the most common and most fatal of all cancers. The Ruesch Center will re-focus national efforts on curing this deadly set of diseases.

Does the tumor microbiome play a role in early-onset colorectal cancer?

October 30th, 2019

The human body is composed of around a trillion cells, and there are a trillion to a trillion-and-a-half bacterial cells composing our gut microbiome. Of these bacteria, some are good and help us digest foods. Others can behave badly and are associated with diseases such as autoimmunity and cancer.

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