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Gastrointestinal Cancers

Gastrointestinal cancers can have symptoms similar to less serious conditions. Our specialized team works together to provide a precise diagnosis, second opinion consultations and the most effective treatment options. We combine advanced research, technology and techniques with compassionate care to create a personalized treatment plan that meets your needs. We work closely with cancer experts in other disciplines to ensure that you receive the best possible care.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all gastrointestinal cancers, including:

Why Choose Gastrointestinal Cancer Care for Vanderbilt

  • diploma, award, ribbon, Recognized care, quality
    Recognized cancer care

    The National Cancer Institute designates us as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest ranking by the world’s leading authority on cancer. Vanderbilt is the only such designated cancer center in the state of Tennessee that treats adults and children.

  • bookmark, star, Unique expertise, excellence, school-based programs
    Unique expertise

    No two tumors are the same. Our specialists have dedicated their careers to treating patients with GI cancers, so we can offer you effective care, appropriate to your needs.

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    Team approach

    Our surgeons, oncologists, radiologists and pathologists combine their expertise to create a personalized plan that is right for you. These specialists consult with experts in other medical specialties to help you achieve optimal health.

  • people, Tumor board, team, staff, partners
    Specialized tumor boards

    At our regular cancer care meetings, experts in your specific type of cancer from across medical disciplines work together to create a treatment plan for the most complex cases. This means expert, comprehensive care just for you.

  • medical research, flask, Innovative techniques
    Advanced procedures

    As part of an academic medical center, our team offers innovative procedures not available at other medical centers. This includes specialized split liver transplant procedures and dual organ transplants, such as liver/heart and liver/kidney. We also specialized in liver transplantation in babies under 20 pounds.

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    Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best health decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to give you an informed opinion.

  • lightning bolt, Innovation, advanced

    As a research-based cancer center, we are at the forefront of the latest treatments for pancreatic cancer, including the Whipple procedure. Our commitment to research means that you receive the most current, sophisticated treatment available.

Anne Wolfe's path to treatment at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:


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