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Incidence of colorectal cancer is increasing fast due to westernized eating habits. Colorectal cancer ranks third in all diagnosed cancers in Korea. Colorectal Cancer Clinic of Gangnam Severance hospital employs professors, coordinators, pharmacists and nutritionists from various specialties including Colorectal Surgery, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, and Pathology. These specialists work together to provide specific, catered services based on the patient’s needs. All tests are performed on a same day basis. Treatment plans are only determined after thorough testing and discussions. The hospital utilizes some of the latest technologies including the Da Vinci robotic surgery, endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) with colonoscopy and Tomotherapy. In addition, the hospital also offers nutritional education for post surgical patients in order to improve the patients eating habits. Caner education is also offered for patients undergoing chemotherapy to assist in minimizing the side effects of select cancer treatments. Through the employment of leading medical professionals, in-house education programs, the Colorectal Cancer Clinic of Gangnam Severance hospital can assist patients in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer.