Cancer Care

Colon Cancer Up Among Younger Age Groups; Screening Key to Early Detection

People across the globe are mourning the death of actor Chadwick Boseman, who died from colon cancer at age 43. While a shock, Boseman's death reflects a rise in colorectal cancer rates among younger adults. Dr. Michael Abel with Sutter's CPMC weighs in on why screening and early detection help improve patient outcomes.

Stock image graphic of a person's colon

How Artificial Intelligence May Improve Cancer Care

Imagine a future where doctors could predict which therapies will best treat patients with cancer, personalized to a person’s specific type of the disease. That future may become a reality at Sutter, as researchers explore the potential use of artificial intelligence technology and machine learning in clinical practice.

Machine learning for cancer research