Gastrointestinal cancers are malignancies that originate in the digestive system. Digestive system cancers include those found in the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, anus, liver, gall bladder and pancreas.
According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the third most frequently diagnosed cancer for both men and women in the United States.
Cancers of the stomach, intestine, colon and rectum most often require a surgical intervention. Cancers of the esophagus often require special thoracic surgical procedures and/or stenting. Learn more about thoracic surgery at Exeter Hospital.
Exeter Hospital's affiliated gastroenterologists and surgeons work closely with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to develop the most comprehensive treatment plans.
Click here to learn what to expect from a colonoscopy.
Meet our affiliated gastroenterologists:
Chad Cabral, DO
Francis MacMillan, MD
Hillary Sara Tompkins, MD
Meet our affiliated surgeons:
Roderick McKee, MD, FACS
Jay Swett, MD, FACS