Gastric Cancer Care at Nuvance Health: Why Choose Us?
Stomach cancer symptoms can be easy to miss. The sooner you start treatment, the better. In regular meetings called tumor boards, the team meticulously plans the therapies and treatments that are right for your needs. You have a team of gastrointestinal specialists, nurses and therapists working together to personalize your care. Highlights of our program include:
We regularly care for gastric cancer patients enabling us to quickly determine the appropriate course of care. The specialists routinely perform procedures, including endoscopic mucosal resection for early-stage cancers, that are gentler on your body. Read more about cancer surgery.
Diagnosis and assessment:
Your care starts with an assessment using leading imaging technologies. If you have a family history of gastric cancer, genetic testing provides additional information for planning treatments. Find out more about diagnosis.
Care for rare cancers:
The team excels in treating rare gastric cancers, including gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). You have access to a broad range of therapies, including surgery or targeted therapy. GIST is a type of soft tissue sarcoma.
The specialists lead research that’s advancing care for many types of gastrointestinal cancer. These options give hope to eligible patients for whom traditional treatments are not successful. Get more information about cancer clinical trials and research.
We are with you throughout your care experience. Cancer nurse navigators assist many patients by coordinating appointments and explaining what to expect. Additional support services, which include assistance from cancer social workers, help make living with cancer a little less stressful for you and your loved ones.