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Gastrointestinal Oncology Program

Specialty Expertise Combined with Compassionate Care

Jupiter Medical Center’s Gastrointestinal Oncology Program offers a comprehensive range of services, from advanced imaging, complex surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy to a patient navigation team and support services. As a high-volume center, performing more surgeries than anyone in the region, our team of experts brings medical, surgical, and specialty expertise combined with compassionate care to our patients and their family members.

What Are the Most Common GI Cancers?

Jupiter Medical Center offers advanced technology for the diagnosis and treatment of some of the most common GI cancers, including, but not limited to:

  • Adrenal Cancer and Adenoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Liver Cancer and Colorectal Liver Metastases
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer

We also provide management and treatment of benign conditions, such as:

  • Benign Abdominal Tumors
  • Bile Duct Injuries
  • Biliary Cysts
  • Hepatic Cysts
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Splenectomy

Our program has been designated as a National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer by the National Pancreas Foundation. We currently perform more pancreas surgeries annually than anyone in the region. Our physicians have extensive experience treating the pancreas, neuroendocrine tumors, and high-risk pancreatic cysts with the implementation of a Pancreatic Cyst Surveillance Program. Our pancreatic patients have some of the best survival rates in the United States, and our outcomes are on par with other well-known National Centers of Excellence that have earned this designation.

U.S. News & World Report, the trusted source in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has named Jupiter Medical Center a 2023-2024 High Performing hospital for Colon Cancer Surgery. This is the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Procedures & Conditions ratings. The annual Procedures & Conditions ratings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or elective procedures.

To make an appointment with one of our Gastrointestinal Oncology experts, please call The Anderson Family Cancer Institute at 561-263-4400.

Renowned Gastrointestinal Oncologists in South Florida

At Jupiter Medical Center, we’ve assembled a leading team of fellowship-trained physicians, combined with the most advanced technology and services available for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of gastrointestinal cancer. It’s important to choose providers who have advanced training because the qualifications of your specialist can have a direct impact on the outcome of treatment.

Multidisciplinary conferences are held to review gastrointestinal cancer cases. Our team of physicians includes experts from radiology, interventional radiology, gastroenterology, surgical oncology, medical and radiation oncology, genetics, and pathology. This collaborative approach brings together a team of experts that reviews complex cases, discusses treatment options, and develops a comprehensive plan of care that is personalized for each patient. To find the right gastrointestinal oncologist for your specific needs, contact The Anderson Family Cancer Institute at 561-263-4400.

Our surgical oncologists have extensive experience with advanced, minimally invasive, robotic, and open surgery including:

  • Esophagectomy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Colorectal resection
  • Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • Liver resection
  • Pancreatic resection (Whipple procedure and distal pancreatectomy)
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Microwave ablation
  • NanoKnife treatment

Patients also have the advantage of our Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Program. Enhanced recovery is a new way of improving the experience of patients who need major surgery. This program helps patients recover sooner, so life can return to normal as quickly as possible.

Coordinated Gastrointestinal Care

At Jupiter Medical Center, we offer complimentary patient navigation services to help you and your family – providing the information, knowledge, support, and guidance needed to manage a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our navigators are integral members of our multidisciplinary team, collaborating with your doctors and your treatment team, which eliminates phone calls and waiting – allowing you to focus on one thing – beating cancer.

We’re here for you, no matter what you may need. For gastrointestinal oncology in Palm Beach County, the Treasure Coast, and the greater South Florida region, call us at 561-263-4400.

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