Gastrointestinal cancers account for about 20 percent of all newly diagnosed cancers each year in the U.S., and include all cancers of the digestive system. Among the most common gastrointestinal cancers are:
- Colorectal cancer
- Esophageal cancer
- Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST)
- Liver cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
- Stomach cancer
- Small bowel cancer
- Bile duct and gallbladder cancer
Your care is designed to provide advanced treatments and technologies while minimizing the impact on your body. Our services include:
Medical oncology, including chemotherapy that directly kills cancer cells and targeted therapy that interferes with cancer cells’ ability to grow and spread.
Radiation oncology, often in conjunction with chemotherapy, to use highly focused x-rays to kill cancer cells.
Surgical oncology, including minimally invasive surgery when possible and special techniques to remove tumors and sections of the digestive tract where cancer has spread.
Symptom management, guided by our advanced practice nurse navigators to help you manage and reduce side effects from treatment and ease the symptoms of cancer.
Nutrition services, which help reduce symptoms such as nausea or dehydration and boost your appetite and energy.
Support and counseling, including emotional counseling and referral to support groups for you and your family.
Palliative care to improve quality of life.
We work with you and your family to make sure you have the best possible outcome. From diagnosis, through treatment, to survivorship, we stand by you throughout your treatment journey.