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Our Approach to Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment

  • We view every patient as an individual, with unique needs and expectations. This understanding guides us in creating a treatment plan that takes your lifestyle and goals into account.

    As a new patient, you'll have your tumors tested for molecular alterations, the results of which will help form the basis of your therapy.

    Our scientists head a variety of local and international research studies investigating the molecular makeup of colorectal, esophageal, stomach, neuroendocrine, and other gastrointestinal cancers. This allows us to offer a range of innovative clinical trials that may benefit patients today and in the future.

    In addition to offering the latest in clinical care, we provide a wide range of resources — from support groups to nutritional advice to integrative therapies — to support you physically and emotionally throughout your treatment.

    We believe that there is more to caring for you than just treating your diagnosis. With that in mind, we offer a comprehensive range of services. These include:

    Read our Insight blog for information and inspiration about gastrointestinal cancer treatment at Dana-Farber.