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Gastrointestinal Oncology

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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Throughout the treatment journey, we provide comprehensive supportive care services to help manage symptoms, improve quality of life, and provide emotional support. Our commitment to patient-centred care goes beyond your treatment. We also emphasise survivorship by assisting patients in transitioning to a healthy and rewarding life after treatment. Patients receive continuous care and support through regular follow-up appointments, survivorship care plans, and access to support groups. 

Gastrointestinal cancers can have a substantial impact on a person's overall health and quality of life. At Surya Hospital, we strive to help you at every step by offering cutting-edge treatments with a personalized touch.

What are Gastrointestinal Cancers?

The term Gastrointestinal cancer, often referred to as GI cancer,  is used for any malignancy that originates within the organs and structures of the digestive tract, which involves the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, small intestine, colon, and rectum

Diagnosing gastrointestinal cancers at an early stage is often challenging as many patients tend to be asymptomatic. Our team, at Surya Hospital, is outfitted with world-class diagnostic modalities and cutting-edge treatment modalities to handle the most complex cases while maintaining the highest standards of safety and quality.

Types of Gastrointestinal Cancer:

When should you consider seeing our experts?

Gastrointestinal cancers can manifest in different ways, primarily depending on the type of malignancy and its stage. Here are some symptoms for which you should consider seeing our specialists:

How we diagnose you

In order to diagnose you, our team starts by performing a thorough physical examination and assessing your medical history. Based on these, further tests may be recommended, which include:


At Surya, our experienced team of experts is committed to providing people suffering from gastrointestinal cancer with personalised treatment options and support.

Various treatment modalities that we specialize in include:

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the leading risk factors for Stomach Cancer?

The leading risk factors of stomach cancer include:

  • Age of the patients, as risks are higher in people older than 55
  • Personal or family history of H.pylori infection
  • Family history of stomach infection 
  • Consumption of certain foods
  • Exposure to certain industrial and environmental toxins
  • Obesity and excessive tobacco use 
What are the symptoms of Colorectal Cancer?

The most common symptoms associated with colorectal cancer include:

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea 
  • Blood in stools 
  • Unintended weight loss
  • Abdominal discomfort and cramps
Are GI Cancers preventable?

Although you can completely negate the risks of developing GI cancers, these can be significantly brought down by making some healthy lifestyle modifications. This includes regular exercise, consumption of low-fat foods and avoiding smoking. 

Which is the most common GI Cancer?

 The most common type of GI cancers are esophageal cancer, gastric cancer and colorectal cancer.

Is there any link between Obesity and Pancreatic Cancer?

Yes, obesity has been linked with the increased risks of pancreatic cancers, however, the factor is modifiable, which means that the risks can be alleviated by losing weight. 

Still have questions?

It is good to be curious when it comes to your health, but, it is equally important to put your curiosity to rest by seeking expert opinion. Have more questions related to your health?

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