Our cancer program has experienced specialists and the latest technology to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal cancers.
We offer personalized, cutting-edge treatments for:
|Neuroendocrine tumors||Cancers of the liver|
|Colon and rectal cancer||Pancreatic cancer|
|Esophageal cancer||Stomach cancer|
|Gallbladder and bile duct cancer||
GIST tumors of the gastrointestinal tract
Our skilled gastroenterologists and sub-specialized radiologists utilize advanced technology, cancer-specific imaging techniques and therapeutic modalities, including endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), CT colonography, PET-CT, SPECT-CT and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal cancers.
In conjunction with Blue Ridge Cancer Care, we offer novel medical therapies, including the latest clinical trials, chemotherapy, immunotherapies and targeted treatments.
We use image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), one of the most cutting-edge innovations in cancer technology available, and advanced radiation delivery of CyberKnife® Radiosurgery, a highly precise form of non-surgical radiation therapy that delivers precisely targeted radiation at very high doses so patients only need a few treatments.
We offer surgical services needed to treat any GI Cancer–from simple outpatient procedures to the most advanced procedures in our region–including hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), Whipple procedures, microwave and radiofrequency ablation and minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery.
We have a team of doctors and nurses who specialize in pre- and post-surgical ostomy care and education, and are available to help people who have issues related to ostomy, including wounds or rashes. We can also refit appliances.
We take a multidisciplinary approach to treating gastrointestinal cancers, as recommended by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and the American Cancer Society, with a team that meets weekly to ensure our patients receive the most beneficial treatment options available. Expert specialists on your side include:
- Imaging – diagnostic and interventional radiology
- Surgical oncology
- Medical oncology
- Radiation oncology
For more information about our gastrointestinal cancer treatment program, please call 540-224-5170.