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Gastrointestinal Cancer Center

Gastrointestinal Doctors & Staff

MD Anderson’s Gastrointestinal (GI) Center is committed to providing the most-advanced treatment for every type and stage of GI cancer. We customize your treatment to ensure the best outcome, while taking care to maintain the highest levels of function and quality of life.

Your care is designed by a team of experts brought together especially for your treatment. It may include oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons, as well as a specially trained support staff. This group meets regularly to ensure your care is coordinated and complete.

And at MD Anderson, you’re surrounded by the strength of one of the nation’s largest and most experienced comprehensive cancer centers, which has all the support and wellness services needed to treat the whole person – not just the disease.

If you have been diagnosed with GI cancer, we’re here to help. Call 1-877-632-6789 to make an appointment or request an appointment online.

Why Choose MD Anderson's Gastrointestinal Center?

  • Leading-edge gastrointestinal cancer treatments including targeted therapies, innovative chemotherapies and proton therapy
  • Highly skilled and experienced surgeons use leading-edge techniques, including minimally invasive surgery
  • Advanced diagnostic expertise and tools, including endoscopic ultrasound and high-resolution CT scans
  • Wide range of clinical trials of new treatments for gastrointestinal cancer

Our Diagnostic Approach

It’s important for GI cancers to be diagnosed as early and accurately as possible. This helps increase your chances for successful treatment. MD Anderson has the most advanced technology and methods, including endoscopic ultrasound and high-definition CT scans, as well as highly specialized pathologists, to pinpoint the exact extent of disease.

Our Treatments

At MD Anderson’s Gastrointestinal Center, your care is customized to give you the highest chance for a successful outcome while focusing on your quality of life. Your treatment options depend upon the type of cancer you have. They may include:

  • Minimally invasive surgical techniques
  • Innovative radiotherapy techniques
  • Advanced chemotherapy agents
  • Proton therapy
  • Targeted therapies

Our Clinical Trials

Since MD Anderson is one of the nation’s leading cancer research centers, we’re able to offer clinical trials (research studies) of new treatments for every type and stage of gastrointestinal cancer.

To find out more about clinical trials at MD Anderson, visit our Clinical Trials database or speak to your doctor.

If you have been diagnosed with GI cancer, we’re here to help. Call 1-877-632-6789 to make an appointment or request an appointment online.

Make an Appointment

Appointments are available in the Gastrointestinal Care Center for cancer diagnosis, treatment and screening. 

New Patients


Online Services

Take advantage of our online services, including myMDAnderson, the personalized site that helps you manage your cancer treatment:

  • Appointment schedules
  • Secure messaging with your care team
  • Patient education, billing, and more

Go to myMDAnderson

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