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The specialists in the Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology are experienced in all types of gastrointestinal cancer, including colon, pancreatic, stomach, and liver cancer. We offer the latest in clinical care and a wide range of resources — from nutritional advice to integrative therapies — to support you throughout treatment.
At the Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology, we understand that every patient is unique. We work closely with you to offer a tailored, personalized therapy plan that takes your individual needs into account.We offer the most advanced treatments for gastrointestinal cancers, including access to
Our team of specialists includes medical oncologists, surgeons, and radiation oncologists who focus exclusively on gastrointestinal cancers, including
liver cancer, neuroendocrine cancer, and
We understand that cancer treatment can be challenging both physically and emotionally. Our patients, and their families, have access to a range of support services, including
support groups, and
integrative (or complementary) therapies such as acupuncture and Reiki.
If you have a family history of gastrointestinal cancer, such as colon, stomach, pancreatic or esophageal cancer, you can meet with our genetic counselors for an in-depth
risk assessment, including a detailed family lineage analysis, genetic evaluation using state-of-the-art molecular tests, and tailored cancer screening and prevention recommendations.
See a list of the
gastrointestinal cancers we treat, and our specialized centers.
Appointments and Second Opinions
While one of
the most common cancers in both men and women, colorectal cancer remains a very
preventable disease. Here are five tips on ways to reduce your risk.
Adam Bass, MD, of
Dana-Farber's Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Center, discusses new
research in treating GI cancers, including immunotherapy and cancer genomics.
Emily Biever, MS, RD, LDN, shares healthy eating advice for
gastrointestinal cancer patients, including tips on how food can help with the
side effects of treatment.
As a new Dana-Farber patient, find answers to questions about your first visit: what to bring, how to find us, where to park, and how to prepare.
We offer a wide range of services, from financial planning to creative arts to spiritual counsel, to support our patients through their cancer experiences.
Our nutrition experts help patients follow a healthy diet during and after cancer treatment.
The Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for cancer patients and their families by incorporating complementary therapies into traditional cancer care.
This video series and resource toolkit features Dana-Farber nutrition specialist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, and explores how diet can help support your health and wellbeing during and after cancer treatment.