Gastrointestinal Cancers

Surgeons Mitchell Posner, MD, Kevin Roggin, MD, and Jeffrey Matthews, MD

Nationally Known Experts, Individualized Care

Doctors at the University of Chicago Medicine Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology are experts in the diagnosis, treatment and management of a wide variety of cancers of the digestive system. Through innovative surgical techniques and the latest treatment approaches, our doctors offer patients the highest chance of success against their disease.

Most gastrointestinal cancers are best treated with a combination of therapies. Patients who come to the Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology benefit from the expertise of many specialists through our multidisciplinary review program. Our surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, interventional endoscopists, gastroenterologists and other specialists work together to identify the optimal treatment strategy for each patient.

Medical oncologist Blase Polite, MD, and gastroenterologist Sonia Kupfer, MD
Assessing Your Risk for GI Cancers

We offer comprehensive cancer risk and prevention services, including genetic testing and counseling, and tailored risk reduction plans.

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemoperfusion (HIPEC)
HIPEC: Targeted Heated Chemotherapy for Abdominal Cancers

Cancer is tough. At UChicago Medicine, HIPEC is tougher.

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Participate in a Clinical Trial

Find a clinical trial that's right for you.

Andrea Amico, MD, medical oncologist, meets with a patient
Get a Second Opinion

Request a second opinion with a UChicago Medicine cancer expert.

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Experts from several specialty areas work together to treat gastrointestinal cancers.

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