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Get the Support You Need

We’re here to support you in body, mind and spirit as you navigate the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal cancer. Our unique, multifaceted approach considers your well-being on every level throughout your journey toward recovery.

Patients from around the world travel to AdventHealth Cancer Institute for the early detection and advanced treatment of cancers, including gastrointestinal cancer. Caused by abnormal cells developing in the digestive system and leading to tumor formation, gastrointestinal cancer includes colorectal cancer, liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, esophageal cancer and gastric cancer. Your team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons and specialists is committed to developing advanced therapies for gastrointestinal cancer. Through counseling, nutritional guidance, mentoring and other assistance, we help you live life to the fullest.

Advanced Care Every Step of the Way

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Our oncology nurse navigators are here for you every step of your journey. They are advocates for your care, working as your points of contact for diagnosis, support, rapid scheduling, second opinions, symptom management and your ongoing education.

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Be Informed, Feel Empowered

Our team is committed to ensuring you understand your diagnosis and treatment options. This quick guide written by our medical experts is designed to help answer common questions about gastrointestinal cancer, including:

  • What are the causes and risk factors of gastrointestinal cancer?
  • How is gastrointestinal cancer diagnosed?
  • What are the latest and most advanced cancer treatments? 
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Your digestive health is our priority. Reach out to us today to get started with the care you deserve.

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Find Hope

We’ve been nationally recognized for our leadership in advanced cancer treatment, research and quality of care.

We’re on a Mission to Advance Cancer Care

Nationally Recognized For Hip Replacement

Florida Hospital is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best hospitals for Hip Replacement.

Best Regional Hospital for Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

AdventHealth Orlando is ranked #48 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for gastroenterology.

#1 Hospital in Greater Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando is recognized as the #1 hospital in Greater Orlando by U.S. News & World Report.

Best Regional Hospital for Cancer Care

AdventHealth Orlando is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s best hospitals for cancer treatment.

Commission on Cancer Accreditation

We’ve been accredited by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) through the American College of Surgeons (ACoS). This accreditation was obtained through an extensive evaluation and ensures a commitment to quality care, the use of proper infrastructure and improved patient outcomes.

Advanced Treatment Options for You

Our leading specialists develop a course of action that considers your medical history, current health, the type of cancer you have been diagnosed with, and the most advanced medical research, procedures and therapies available. We care for every facet of your health — body, mind and spirit.

Using sophisticated radiation technology, we can target tumors with amazing precision, reducing pain and leaving healthy tissue untouched. Radiation therapy targets specific areas of the body, shrinking tumors and killing cancer cells by damaging their DNA.

To treat gastrointestinal cancers, we use chemotherapy that can destroy or slow the growth of cancer cells. We also offer more targeted therapies, such as individual tumor molecular profiling to guide personalized treatment. Through dedicated molecular tumor board conferences, our team is able to plan treatments based on tumor genomics.

Our fellowship-trained surgeons place a strong emphasis on treating tumors, both benign and malignant, with minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic techniques to optimize each patient’s recovery. Procedures such as transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) can remove tumors while leaving the intestine intact and require no incisions. If you have had or require an enterostomy or similar surgical operation — such as an ileostomy, colostomy or urostomy — our dedicated therapists will offer you specialized, ongoing care.

Systemic Therapy

Radiation

Surgery

American College of Radiology Accreditation for Radiation Oncology 

We’ve been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety. 

Nationally Recognized for Patient Safety

AdventHealth is recognized as one of America’s highest-rated hospitals for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group.

Hear From Our Specialists on Cancer Warning Signs

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J. Pablo Arnoletti, MD, Director of Surgical Oncology, discusses some of the symptoms that may indicate gastrointestinal cancers, such as pancreatic, colorectal, esophageal, liver and gastric cancers. In this video, you'll learn about our skilled and dedicated team of specialists with extensive expertise in gastroenterology and non-invasive endoscopy, as well as medical and radiation oncology.

National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC)

AdventHealth Cancer Institute’s rectal cancer program has received a three-year certification by the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC). This accreditation, currently held by only three other hospitals in the country, was developed through a collaboration between the Optimizing the Surgical Treatment of Rectal Cancer (OSTRiCh) Consortium and the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons.