Gastrointestinal Oncology Center
"I owe the hospital staff my life. Without their dedication I would not be here today.
I would like to give a special thanks to the staff and volunteers providing much needed information and encouragement to me.."
Center for Gastrointestinal Malignancies
|Medical Director||Paul H. Sugarbaker, MD, FACS, FRCS|
The Center for Surgical Oncology at the Washington Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center offers advanced services to include specialty treatment programs for gastric cancer, pseudomyxoma peritonei, hepatobiliary (primary and metastatic liver cancer), pancreas cancer, as well as primary peritoneal surface malignancies such as abdominopelvic sarcoma.
The Center provides services for the following types of cancers:
- Colorectal with Peritoneal carcinomatosis (cancers that spread to the intra-abdominal surfaces)
- Peritoneal mesothelioma
Cancer management, treatment and rehabilitation options include:
- Screening and diagnostic mammograms
- Cytoreductive surgery
- Perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy with heat
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