Gastrointestinal Treatments & Services

The multispecialty team in GI Oncology can offer your patients comprehensive services, including: 

  • Endoscopy
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Nutrition Consults
  • Pathology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiology, GI Specialist Readings
  • Screening, Diagnosis & Staging
  • Surgery
  • Supportive Care

Different types of treatment and technology are available for patients with GI cancer. Treatment options available: 

  • Chemotherapy
    • Chemoembolization
    • Oral chemotherapy drugs
    • Systemic chemotherapy
    • Targeted drug therapy
    • Phase I and II new drug trials
    • Vaccine therapy
  • Endoscopic Services
    • Upper endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Precancerous tissue and tumor ablation therapies for Barrett’s esophagus and early esophageal cancers including:
      • 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
  • Immunotherapy
  • Interventional Radiology
    • Hepatic artery embolization
    • Percutaneous radioablation of tumors
    • Intralesional therapy with ethanol ablation
  • Pain Management Strategies For GI Cancer Patients
    • Corticosteroid injections
    • Nerve blocks
    • Pain pumps
    • Celiac plexus neurolysis
  • Radiation Therapy
    • Brachytherapy
    • Neoadjuvant radiation therapy prior to surgery
    • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    • Novalis stereotactic radiation therapy
    • Image-guided radiation therapy
    • Motion management with 4D CT & 4D PET scan and CT, along with respiratory gating
    • Functional imaging
    • TheraSpheres® for liver cancer
    • Clinical trials, including novel radiolabeled monoclonal antibodies
  • Radiology
    • PET (positron emission tomography) scans
    • High-resolution CT (computed tomography) scans
  • Surgery
    • DaVinci Robotic Esophageal Surgery
    • Transanal endoscopic microsurgery
    • Laparoscopic esophagectomy
    • Esophageal resection
    • Stomach cancer resection
    • Radiofrequency tumor ablation for liver cancer
    • Liver resection
    • Whipple procedure
    • Pancreatic resection
    • Colon resection
    • Laparoscopic colon resection
    • Resection cholangiocarcinoma
    • Resection gallbladder cancer
    • Laparoscopic tumor staging
    • Laparoscopic splenectomy
    • Peritoneal chemotherapy with cytoreduction surgery
    • Resection of primary and metastatic liver tumors
    • Laparoscopic rectal resection
    • Robotic colon and rectal resection
    • Robotic esophagectomy