Department

Gastrointestinal Oncology

The specialists at the Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology at KIMS are experienced in all types of gastrointestinal cancer, including colon, pancreatic, stomach, and liver cancer. We offer the latest in clinical care and a wide range of resources — from nutritional advice to integrative therapies — to support patients throughout their treatment. Our physicians are some of the leaders in their fields and have access to the most advanced technologies available to provide for patient care which enables them in investigation and improvement of prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer.

Most Gastrointestinal cancers are best treated with a combination of therapies and at KIMS, our multi-disciplinary team of pathologists and diagnostic radiologists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, endoscopists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and other specialists work together to identify the optimal treatment strategy for each patient with gastrointestinal cancer. This means patients benefit from the combined expertise of many of the Best cancer specialists in the country. Because we coordinate a patient's care across multiple specialties, we can minimize the time from an initial appointment to the start of treatment.

The Gastrointestinal cancers we treat include anal cancer, bile duct cancer, colon cancer, esophageal cancer, gallbladder cancer, gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor, primary liver cancer, pancreatic islet cell cancer, small intestine cancer, stomach/gastric cancer, stomach carcinoid tumor, cholangiocarcinoma, duodenal cancer, pancreatic cancer, rectal cancer, gastroesophageal (GE) junction cancer, islet cell cancer, liver (hepatoma) cancer, psuedomyxomaperitonei and small bowel cancer.

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With a patient-friendly and compassionate approach, the gastrointestinal oncology department at the KIMS Hospitals is touted to be the Top Hospital for Stomach Cancer Treatment in Hyderabad. The team of proficient doctors at this hospital have access to innovative research, up-to-date technology and peerless knowledge due to which they are proficient in performing a wide array of surgeries. Hence, the comprehensive multi-speciality evaluation and the personalised treatments fabricated by these doctors help to provide the utmost efficacy to the patients in their treatment.


Besides the wide array of specialities provided by the doctors, we even proffer a wide range of resources like integrative therapies or nutritional advice to the patients to support them throughout their treatment. What’s even great is that the doctors at this Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Hospital in Hyderabad aim at coordinating their efforts to create an individualized plan for the patients and detect cancer in the early stages. Early investigation and detection can help in providing better treatment options to the patients and hence evade the chances of cancer. Apart from the doctors, the multiple disciplinary teams of endoscopists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, surgeons, medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiation oncologists and other proficient experts also work together to create an optimal treatment strategy for the different patients that suffer from gastrointestinal cancer. This simply means that the patients can reap the benefit of the expertise of different doctors and hence get the best treatments with the least amount of complications or risks.


The wide array of gastrointestinal cancers treated at this Cancer Treatment Hospital In Hyderabad include.

1. Anal cancer.

2. Stomach or gastric cancer

3. Gastroesophageal junction cancer.

4. Colon cancer.

5. Duodenal cancer.

6. Small bowel cancer

7. Stomach carcinoid tumour.

8. Primary liver cancer.

9. Bile duct cancer.

10. Oesophagal cancer.

11. Pancreatic islet cell cancer.

12. Small intestine cancer.

13. Rectal cancer.

14. Pancreatic cancer.

15. Cholangiocarcinoma.


The gastrointestinal oncology department at the Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences uses myriad treatments and procedures to treat all these types of cancers. Some of the procedures used here include chemotherapy intensity, modulated radiation therapy, surgery and radiation therapy. With a blend of state-of-the-art robotic technology and unparalleled depth of knowledge, the specialists here provide first-rate care to patients at affordable rates. No doubt why we are the Best Gastrointestinal Oncology hospitals in Hyderabad.


FAQs


1. What is gastrointestinal cancer?

Gastrointestinal cancer is a term that encompasses a group of cancers that can affect your gastrointestinal tract or the digestive system. Hence, this type of cancer includes cancer in the rectum, oesophagus, pancreas, stomach, liver, gallbladder, small intestine, colon and biliary tract. There are myriad symptoms of this cancer depending on the particular type of cancer, like difficulty in swallowing, bloating, heartburn, loss of appetite, fatigue, indigestion, yellowish eyes or skin, weakness or feeling tired, constipation or diarrhoea or nausea and vomiting or a lump in your abdomen.


2. What are the risk factors of gastrointestinal cancer?

Some of the factors can enhance your risk of developing gastrointestinal cancers. These factors may include obesity, increasing age, smoking, excessive consumption of liquor, a diet high in animal fat, chewing tobacco, stomach surgery performed for an Ulcer, certain genes, exposure to asbestos, working in rubber, metal or coal industries, diets having a high amount of salt, etc.


3. What are the different treatments for gastrointestinal cancers?

The Best Gastrointestinal Oncology hospitals in Hyderabad have a wide array of treatments and procedures to treat this type of cancer. Some of the treatments can include endoluminal laser technology, surgical process, laparoscopic surgery, open surgery, targeted therapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, or chemotherapy. A whisk of different methods or procedures like hormone therapy, along with targeted therapy, chemotherapy and radiation can even prove to be beneficial in certain cases.


4. What is the average cost of the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers?

The average cost of treatment for stomach cancer can range anywhere from 2 Lac rupees to ₹575,000. The exact cost depends on different factors like the particular type of treatment procedure used by your health care provider, the proficiency and qualification of your doctors, the type of hospital and the room you opt for, your duration of stay at the hospital, the severity of cancer, and so on. You can get a realistic idea of the cost of gastrointestinal cancer treatment from the dexterous team of doctors at the KIMS Hospitals.

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