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Endoscopic Oncology Program

Moffitt Cancer Center’s Endoscopic Oncology Program takes a unique, collaborative approach to diagnosing and treating cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. This program strives to detect abnormalities as early as possible and address them with a variety of minimally invasive methods. 

Due to our tireless commitment to bettering diagnostic and treatment options for gastrointestinal cancers, our patient survival rates are routinely better than the national averages – even for late-stage malignancies. Moffitt Cancer Center once again holds a High Performing rating in gastroenterology & GI surgery by U.S. News & World Report in 2020. 

Your Treatment Team:

Our team has extensive experience and fellowship training in several different disciplines, allowing us to expertly design – and deliver – endoscopic oncology plans that are individualized to each patient’s needs. And, to ensure that every patient is obtaining the best possible therapies for his or her needs, our collaborative tumor board meets each week to review progress and make adjustments as necessary.

Services:

• Precancerous tissue and tumor ablation therapies for Barrett’s esophagus and early esophageal cancers 
• Cryoablation
• Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
• Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
• Enteral stent placement
• Removal of large polyps from the colon
• Cellvizio® optical biopsy
• Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
• Cholangioscopy, digital Spyglass®
• Lumen-apposing metal stent, Axios™
• Previous failed cannulation
• Rendezvous technique
• Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)
• Locoregional staging of GI malignancies
• Fine needle aspiration (FNA) for mediastinal and GI neoplasms
• Fiducial marker placement to guide radiation therapy

We Help Patients With: 

• Colon cancer
• Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)
• Rectal cancer
• Ulcerative colitis
• Anal cancer
• Precancerous polyps
• Inflammatory bowel disease
• Stomach cancer
• Gastric dysplasia
• Esophageal cancer
• Barrett’s esophagus
• Bile duct cancer
• Pancreatic cancer
• Suspicious symptoms and early detection screenings

How to Refer:

Physicians can refer an individual to our team for a routine colonoscopy or other general screening procedure at any time. To refer a patient to Moffitt’s Endoscopic Oncology Program, physicians can complete our online form or contact a physician liaison for assistance or support.