At the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center, we lead the region in scientific discoveries and embrace a spirit of purpose – offering our patients and their families something beyond everyday healthcare. At the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center, we offer hope.
Gastrointestinal Cancer Center
Subspecializing in gastrointestinal tract cancers, including the stomach, pancreas, liver, large and small intestine, spleen, anus/rectum, gallbladder and peritoneal cavity.
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We focus the expertise of the region’s most advanced gastrointestinal cancer team on improving your odds of overcoming these cancers. Our nationally recognized cancer subspecialists offer you access to standard therapies as well as the latest treatments and leading-edge clinical trials.
ACTIVE AND VIBRANT RESEARCH
We Are Committed To Advancing Medical Options.
The best medical programs in the world are part of leading-edge research aimed at improving public health and developing new medical treatments. As the Region’s only adult academic medical center, we house vibrant research programs that include ongoing clinical trials, actively initiating studies to bring new therapies and diagnostic tests to patients in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.
We Actively Seek Medical Discoveries.
Nationally and internationally recognized for its research efforts, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health has a long and distinguished history of medical discoveries. Our premier surgeon-scientists and postdoctoral researchers pursue innovative and exciting research, focused on applying their discoveries directly to the bedside to advance patient care.
REFERRING A PATIENT
Our Teams Build Strong Collaborative Partnerships With Referring Providers.
We are committed to providing optimal care to your patient and open communication with you. As a referring physician, we understand that you need to be kept informed of your patient’s progress. That’s why we set up a toolbox to share detailed information about your patient’s health with you.
To refer a patient, call 513-585-UCCC.
Conditions We Treat
With research and experience, we’re helping patients like you overcome gastrointestinal cancers every day.
- Adrenal Cancer
- Anal Cancer
- Appendix Cancer
- Bile Duct Cancer
- Colorectal Cancer
- Esophageal Cancer
- Gallbladder Cancer
- Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor
- Liver Cancer
- Lymphoma of the Abdomen
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
- Peritoneal Cancer
- Small Intestine/Duodenum Cancer
- Spleen Cancer
- Stomach Cancer
Nationally Recognized Cancer Subspecialists
Providing Revolutionary Treatments
We are the only center in the region offering cytoreduction HIPEC procedures for advanced appendix, colorectal, ovarian and mesothelioma cancers.
Unparalleled Experts, Proven Treatments
We bring decades of experience and unrivaled expertise for procedures like Whipple (pancreaticoduodenectomy), esophagectomy, gastrectomy, liver resection and proctectomy.
High-Risk Screening Program
The earlier it’s detected, the more effective treatment for gastrointestinal cancers can be. Our screening program for families at higher risk for certain GI cancers can help.
After an afternoon of horseback riding, Melissa felt unusually sore and then began to notice abnormalities with bowel movements. She knew immediately that something wasn’t right. Melissa’s intuition-led decision to ask her primary care physician to schedule a routine colonoscopy most likely saved her life.
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HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE
Donations from people like you make the difference.
By advancing medicine, our life-changing research and treatments help countless patients here and around the world. Please donate today.