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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 the journey toward recovery.

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Patients from around the world travel to AdventHealth Cancer Institute, formerly Florida Hospital 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.

Highly skilled specialists will come to you in one convenient location, minimizing disruption to your life during and after your medical treatment. Through counseling, nutritional guidance, mentoring and other assistance, we help you live life to the fullest.

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Treatment Designed Around You

Designed Around 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 available therapies. From traditional treatments like surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, to alternative therapies and clinical trials, your treatment team will consider every facet of your health — body, mind, and spirit.

Hear From Our Specialists on Cancer Warning Signs

Cancer Warning Signs

J. Pablo Arnoletti, MD, Chief of Surgical Oncology, discusses some of the symptoms that may indicate gastrointestinal cancers, such as pancreatic, colorectal, esophageal, 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 radiological oncology.



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

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Get Informed, Get 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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If you have had or require an enterostomy or similar surgical operation — such as an ileostomy, colostomy, or urostomy — our dedicated therapists will assist you with specialized, ongoing care.

If your cancer has spread to other parts of the body, your treatment plan may include chemotherapy, hormone therapy, biological therapy, radiation therapy, surgery, or a combination of these.

Radioembolization is an advanced, outpatient radiation therapy used to treat some forms of gastrointestinal cancer. This treatment uses microscopic radioactive beads to reach and kill tumors through the bloodstream, without causing damage to surrounding tissue.


AdventHealth Cancer Institute has 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). Radiation oncology is the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety.

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



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

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