Cancers of the gastrointestinal tract are a major health care burden and constitute the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women in the United States. Gastrointestinal cancers include those of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, bile duct, liver, colon, rectum, anus, intestine and peritoneum. In the past decade, several therapeutic advances have led to better treatment options and improved outcomes for patients with these cancers.

Our goal is to strive for excellence in every aspect of care that we provide in order to improve the overall outcomes and quality of life in all of our patients with gastrointestinal diseases.

When you enter treatment at Brown Cancer Center, you are choosing the facility that offers the latest in surgical techniques, radiation therapy, drug therapies and clinical trials.

Brown Cancer Center provides the highest level of clinical cancer care in the region, access to the latest cancer research and the benefits of a team-focused, multidisciplinary approach coordinated by a nurse navigator.

The team also offers a program for patients under 50 diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer. To learn more, visit

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