Gastrointestinal Oncology

Gastrointestinal Oncology

Gastrointestinal oncology is a broad term that refers to the treatment of several malignant conditions pertinent to digestive organs and the gastrointestinal tract.

The diseases Treatable with Gastrointestinal oncology include:

  • Anal cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Primary Liver Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment

Treatment of this type of cancer depends on many factors such as type of cancer, stage and other general health factors. The two major treatment options for GI cancers are chemotherapy and radiation therapy. our doctors are some of the experts in their respective fields and have access to the most advanced technologies (3DCRT, IMRT, IGRT) available to provide for your best care. To treat gastrointestinal cancers, IMRT (intensity modulated radiation therapy) is widely used which enables high accuracy while ensuring minimal damage to other organs like liver, kidneys, and spinal cord. Moreover, IMRT allows doctors to deliver radiation to hard-to-reach areas.