With experience developed from years of successfully caring for a diverse, high-volume program of patients with cancers of the digestive system, the Gastrointestinal Oncology Center at the Northwell Health Cancer Institute delivers comprehensive and coordinated care for the early diagnoses and treatment of cancers of the colon, rectum, small bowel, pancreas, esophagus, liver, stomach, gallbladder and bile ducts.
The team of medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists, nurses, and social workers provides the highest quality of care and expertly employs a full spectrum of procedures across these disciplines.
Expert Diagnostics and Profiling at the Gastrointestinal Oncology Center
Beginning with the most up-to-date diagnostics, the expert team of physicians develops the most advanced gastrointestinal cancer care, tailored specifically for each patient.
- Chemotherapy sensitivity — Tumor cell analysis allows the physicians to determine which chemotherapy or biologic agents will work the best to create an individualized treatment regimen.
Other cutting-edge diagnostics include complex endoscopic procedures, virtual colonoscopy, radiologic tests and minimally invasive biopsy techniques.
State-of-the-Art Gastrointestinal Oncology Treatments
The team employs all of the most advanced procedures and treatment options including minimally invasive and robotic surgical techniques, allowing for much faster recovery.