Gastrointestinal or Colorectal Cancer
Memorial Cancer Institute is on your side, combining some of the most innovative treatment methods and technology with an unparalleled team of specialists to bring you comprehensive oncology services—right here in Broward County.
Why Choose Memorial for Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment
Our expert team, which now includes Christopher Gannon, MD, also provides comprehensive care for benign diseases of the liver, bile ducts and pancreas, including cysts, stones and biliary reconstruction. Dr. Gannon also provides surgical care for melanoma and other skin malignancies.
Affiliated Programs and Clinical Trials
We currently offer our patients access to National Cancer Institute (NCI)- sponsored clinical trials, as well as pharmaceutical and industry-sponsored research. We are affiliated with several highly regarded and established programs to bring you a wide range of groundbreaking clinical trials.
Our affiliations include:
- The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
- Mayo Clinic
- Sarah Cannon Research Institute
- UCLA Translational Oncology Research International (TORI)
Through our participation in clinical trials, Memorial Cancer Institute has contributed to the development and approval of several important cancer drugs, such as Herceptin, Tykerb, Avastin and Zometa, among others.
The Pancreaticobiliary Center at Memorial Healthcare System offers world-class treatment of pancreatic cancer and cancer of the biliary tract.
Treatment is carefully customized to each patient’s individual needs. In addition to standard therapies and research protocols, our team uses the latest diagnostic procedures, minimally invasive techniques and surgical interventions to treat patients with a number of pancreaticobiliary tract disorders and cancers. We also address a number of benign conditions including:
- Chronic pancreatitis
- Pancreatic pseudocysts
- Post-operative strictures
- Bile duct stones
Patient navigators offer personalized, compassionate guidance from diagnosis and treatment to survivorship.
We take care of the whole person, including appearance, self-esteem and emotional well-being.
We care for people, not a diagnosis. Our support services include acupuncture, massage and more.