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Esophageal transplant and
reconstruction restores
normal life after cancer

Stanford Gastrointestinal (GI)
Cancer Program

Providing unparalleled expertise in
precision radiation treatments for GI Cancer

Originally told her pancreatic cancer was inoperable,
Gwen McCane is now back on her feet
after a new treatment option:
microwave ablation.

Stanford Gastrointestinal (GI)
Cancer Program

Streamlining treatment through minimally-invasive
and combination surgeries

Stanford's Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program

Physicians in Stanford's Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program understand that there is no such thing as a simple cancer. With an unparalleled depth of knowledge, access to innovative research and technology, and a caring and compassionate approach, our doctors provide each patient with a comprehensive multi-specialty evaluation and personalized path to the most effective treatment.

Stanford's GI cancer patients benefit from:

On Colon Cancer

Uri Ladabaum, MD, at Stanford Hospital discusses Colon Cancer risks, symptoms, and treatment


Types of Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer


Meet Our Team

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Patient Resources

US News: Best Hospitals National Cancder 2011-12   NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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  • Minimally-invasive surgery including laparoscopic, Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM), and robotic surgery
  • Unparalleled expertise in delivering precise radiation treatments using Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Intraoperative Radiotherapy (IORT), and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Personalized therapies including novel combinations of chemotherapy and molecularly targeted agents
  • Interventional radiology including chemoembolization, radiofrequency ablation, and radioembolization
  • Pioneering imaging technology to define the full anatomic extent of the disease, which is critical to determining the best treatment

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  • medical, surgical, and radiation oncology
  • radiology
  • nuclear medicine
  • pathology
  • genetics
  • gastroenterology

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