Gastrointestinal GI Cancer Program at Western Connecticut Health Network
Why Choose WCHN For GI Cancer Treatment?
Our physicians have trained at some of the country’s most prestigious medical programs. Their training, along with decades of clinical experience, brings expertise directly to you, right here in our community.
Our team of specialists treats all types of GI cancers including:
- Hepatic, pancreatic and biliary
- Upper GI: Esophagus, gastric and small intestinal cancer
- Neuroendocrine tumors such as carcinoid
- Pre-cancerous lesions
Colorectal Screening Saves Lives
Gastrointestinal Cancer Diagnosis
Our cancer specialists have training and expertise in the use of advanced diagnostic techniques. We offer a variety of sophisticated gastrointestinal cancer diagnostic tests, such as:
- CT scan
- Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
- Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
- PET/CT scan
- Specific tumor markers
- Upper endoscopy
Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancers
Our Western Connecticut Health Network physicians personalize your cancer treatment based on your specific diagnosis. Factors include the type and stage of your cancer, along with your own treatment goals and lifestyle.
Each patient diagnosed with GI cancer benefits from a review at our multidisciplinary (full team) case conferences (GI tumor board) to arrive at a personalized treatment plan.
Support During and After Treatment