The Duke Gastrointestinal Oncology Program offers patients the expertise of subspecialists in medical oncology, surgery, and radiation oncology combined with exciting research advances.
The gastrointestinal cancer program at the Duke Cancer Institute provides specialty care for patients battling rare and common cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including:
Patients from around the world choose the individualized care, state-of-the-art treatments, and surgical experience that the Duke Cancer Institute offers.
Our team of experienced, patient-focused cancer specialists is dedicated to giving each patient access to all the information needed to make informed, knowledgeable decisions. Patients play an integral role in creating the treatment plan and deciding which options feel right for them and their families.
Duke Cancer Institute patients also have access to a wide range of clinical trials testing the very latest therapies. Duke's robust research program leads dozens of basic and clinical investigations to discover better ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat gastrointestinal cancers.
During their treatment, patients are seen by gastrointestinal surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiologists, pathologists, social workers, and nurses.
This multidisciplinary team draws upon decades of training and experience treating complex and unusual cases as they evaluate various diagnostic and treatment regimens for each patient. Our physicians discuss all options with patients and map the most effective course of treatment for each individual.
Multidisciplinary, cancer site-specific clinics allow patients to consult with the entire team in one day.
Educational and psychological support services ensure gastrointestinal cancer patients and their families have access to the resources they need to maintain a high quality of life during and after treatment.
In a specialty where high patient volumes are directly correlated with superior patient outcomes, patients need look no further than the Duke Cancer Institute.
The Duke Gastrointestinal Cancers Program draws patients from all over the Southeast, the country, and the world seeking access to the full spectrum of conventional and cutting-edge experimental therapies. We provide comprehensive care to patients with a new diagnosis of cancer and previously treated patients looking for additional treatment options.
Duke Cancer Institute doctors are national leaders in the development of new treatments for all types of gastrointestinal cancers. Many treatments pioneered at Duke have become the standard of care.
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