What Are GI Cancers?

‘GI’ is the commonly used acronym (abbreviation) used for Gastro-intestinal tract or digestive tract. GI tract tumors include non cancerous and cancerous tumors arising from:


GI cancer surgery refers to surgical procedures performed to treat cancers that originate in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder.

The specific type of surgery that may be performed depends on the location and stage of the cancer. For example, surgery for oesophagus cancer may involve removing a portion of the oesophagus and reconstructing it using tissue from another part of the body, while surgery for colon cancer may involve removing a section of the colon and reattaching the remaining portions.

GI cancer surgery may be performed as the primary treatment for early-stage cancers, The goal of the surgery is to remove as much of the Gastro Intestinal cancer as possible and to prevent it from spreading to other parts of the body.

At GI Cancer India, a team of experienced and skilled surgeons performs GI cancer surgeries using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques. The surgeons work closely with a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals, including medical oncologists, gastroenterologists to ensure that patients receive comprehensive and personalized care.

GI Cancers India Team perform surgery for various types of GI cancers, including esophageal cancer, stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, colon cancer, and rectal cancer. The surgery is performed using minimally invasive techniques, such as laparoscopic and robotic surgery, whenever possible, to minimize pain, scarring, and recovery time.

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