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Fox Chase is home to some of the nation’s top gastrointestinal cancer specialists and support staff–a multidisciplinary team of professionals who work together to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal abnormalities and gastrointestinal cancer. This team includes physicians and oncology-certified nurses with specialty experience in gastrointestinal cancer, and meets regularly for tumor boards where patient cases and potential treatment options are reviewed.
Gastrointestinal cancer patients at Fox Chase benefit from the Center’s robust research program, with cutting-edge clinical trials offered in surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Fox Chase physicians and researchers are influential members of the National Cancer Institute’s NRG Oncology. The Center offers a number of clinical trials and novel treatments that patients with gastrointestinal cancer may not otherwise have access to elsewhere.
Conditions treated by gastrointestinal specialists at Fox Chase include (but are not limited to):
Fox Chase offers a wide range of treatment options for individuals with gastrointestinal disease, including a number of clinical trials not found at most hospitals. Treatment may involve surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or molecular targeted therapies, not typically found at most hospitals. Our multidisciplinary care for gastrointestinal cancer is provided through our clinical departments:
Additional aspects of our program to provide complete care for gastrointestinal cancer patients include: