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.
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.
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:
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:
The leading risk factors of stomach cancer include:
The most common symptoms associated with colorectal cancer include:
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.
The most common type of GI cancers are esophageal cancer, gastric cancer and colorectal 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.
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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Director, Medical Oncology
Consultant Hematology & Immunology
Senior Consultant Surgical Oncology
Consultant Medical Oncology
Sr. Consultant – Gynae Oncology
Consultant, Medical Oncology
Consultant Oncology Surgeon
Consultant Onco Surgeon
Consultant Onco Surgeon
Consultant Thoracic Onco Surgeron