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Stomach Cancer

As an attending physicians in gastroenterology at Fox Chase, Stephen Heller has a focus in advanced endoscopic procedures to treat patients with stomach cancer. As an attending physicians in gastroenterology at Fox Chase, Stephen Heller has a focus in advanced endoscopic procedures to treat patients with stomach cancer.

Whether you’ve been diagnosed with stomach cancer or are at increased risk of disease, where you go for care—and how quickly you are seen—can make a big difference. At the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, we work with you to choose a treatment approach that offers the best chance of controlling your cancer, preserving stomach function, and reducing the risk of recurrence. 

At Fox Chase, we draw upon the nationally-recognized experience of our multidisciplinary medical team to make individualized decisions for your type and stage of stomach cancer. The gastrointestinal oncology team meets regularly to review new or challenging cases in-depth and reach a consensus on treatment strategies. Through this coordinated approach, we strive to offer the most thorough and personalized care as well as access to innovative therapies for your cancer.

Why Choose Fox Chase?

  • Highest designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, an elite center recognized for excellence in cancer treatment, research, prevention and education
  • Multidisciplinary team of physician leaders in the gastrointestinal field
  • Full spectrum of care for stomach cancer—from detection through survivorship
  • Significant experience with open, endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery
  • Access to clinical trials for emerging and innovative therapies for stomach cancer
  • Next business-day appointments with our gastrointestinal cancer specialists