An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Getting treated for gastrointestinal (GI) cancers at City of Hope puts your care in the hands of world experts in cancers affecting the digestive system. It means comprehensive, multidisciplinary care from a team offering the newest, leading-edge treatments for both early- and late-stage disease, including robotic and minimally invasive surgery and precision medicine.

Our Expertise

Our team works together to ensure you get the best treatments, and the best outcomes, using:

  • Minimally invasive, robotically assisted surgical techniques to remove tumors with less discomfort, reduced risk of complications and shorter recovery times
  • Highly precise radiation therapy to treat tumors with minimal exposure to surrounding normal tissue
  • Targeted drugs and drug combinations that treat advanced cancers with greater effectiveness and fewer side effects compared to traditional chemotherapy
  • A wide range of clinical trials, giving patients access to the newest cancer treatments and tests not readily available elsewhere
  • Supportive care services to help patients and their loved ones with wellness and palliative care issues that may arise during, and after, cancer treatment

Internationally recognized

As one of a handful of institutes to be given the elite designation of comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is a leader in the research and treatment of gastrointestinal cancers. We are internationally recognized for research and breakthrough treatment, and have been named one of America's top cancer hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for over a decade.

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