Telephone numbers for medical emergencies
Acute emergencies and accidentsTel 144 (ambulance)
Poison controlTel 145 (tox center)
Operator for emergency admittanceTel +41 44 255 11 11
Emergency stroke admittanceTel +41 44 255 50 05
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Colon cancer (colon carcinoma) and rectal cancer (rectal carcinoma) are malignant mucosal proliferations (carcinomas) in the large intestine (colon) or the rectum and are the third most common type of cancer in men and women in Western Europe. Further information can be found on the website of the Department of Surgery and Transplantation.