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Gastrointestinal Cancer Program

If you're facing a type of gastrointestinal or “GI” cancer, Temple’s team of cancer specialists is here to help you fight back. We provide advanced treatment and support for all types of gastrointestinal cancer, specializing in complex and difficult-to-treat diagnoses.

Gastrointestinal cancer is the group of cancers that affect the many organs and areas of the digestive system. They include esophagus, stomach, colorectal, intestine, liver, bile duct, gallbladder, pancreas, bowel and anus cancers. Gastrointestinal cancers are among the most common cancers for men and women and can also be among the most aggressive.

Conditions Treated

Treatment Options

No one’s ever prepared for a cancer diagnosis. Worries and questions about how cancer and treatment will affect your day-to-day life can be overwhelming. At Temple's GI Cancer Program, we’re here to help relieve worries and answer questions. Our focus is on you — where you are in your life and providing the treatment and support that’s best for you.

When it comes to cancer treatment, experience matters. Our specialists are experienced in treating aggressive and advanced cancers. With Temple, you have access to advanced treatments, innovative technology and experienced doctors and support staff on your side.

Treatments and services include:

A Team Deep in Expertise & Support

When you choose our Gastrointestinal Cancer Program, you're choosing the expertise and resources of two of the Philadelphia area’s most respected healthcare providers, Temple Health and Fox Chase Cancer Center. Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of only 49 U.S. hospitals designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute.

Our team includes some of the region's top gastrointestinal cancer specialists in detection, treatment and support. They work together, to develop the most effective treatment plan based on your needs. Total care — consultations, diagnostics, medical and surgical procedures — is available at each location to make it easier and less stressful to get the care you need.

Find a doctor near you, request an appointment, or call 800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536).

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Clinical Trials for Cancer Care

You may benefit from participating in a clinical trial (research study) by having access to new cancer treatments and options not otherwise available.

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