Gastro-Intestinal Cancer refers to the cancers that affect the organs in the digestive system of the human body, such as the oesophagus, liver, pancreas, stomach, small and large intestine, gall bladder, rectum and the anus.
Our dedicated team of oncologists at Manipal Hospitals works closely with and combine the expertise of medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, dietitians and other specialists in providing effective, evidence-based treatments and services to suit the unique needs of each patient. Our advanced infrastructure, up-to-date treatment methods and skilled oncologists ensure that we deliver a dedicated expertise and care in the prevention, management and treatment of gastric cancer.
Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is a tumor originating in the cells of the stomach. It occurs when the healthy cells lining the stomach walls grow out of control and become cancerous, forming a tumor. The different types of stomach cancer are:
The common signs and symptoms associated with stomach cancer are:
Gastro-intestinal cancers are complex diseases as they behave differently in different people. Therefore, a personalized treatment plan is necessary for each patient. The common options for gastric cancer treatment include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and targeted therapy.
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