Cancers We Treat

Treating Stomach & Intestinal Cancer

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Caring for the whole person

Stomach & Intestinal Cancer Treatment

Having cancer is a life-changing experience for each individual patient, and their family and friends. At Baptist MD Anderson, we know the best cancer treatments are those that are tailored specifically to you by a multidisciplinary team.

As part of our approach, patients receive care based on the same processes and practice standards provided at MD Anderson Cancer Center and benefit from integration with MD Anderson clinicians and researchers.

You and your team of specialists work together to choose a cancer treatment plan for you, based on your overall health, the type of cancer, and your own preferences.

Creating Your Treatment Plan

We’re ready to assist you through your healing. To find out more about what your personal treatment may entail, connect with us.

Stomach & Intestinal Cancer

Common Treatments

At Baptist MD Anderson, we’re ready to fight for you every step of the way. Based on your diagnosis, your team of doctors, nurses and specialists will work with you to explore treatment options and create a plan that meets your needs. You will also have a nurse navigator, who has specialized training in caring for patients with stomach and intestinal cancer, to answer your questions and help you coordinate your appointments.

Your personalized treatment recommendations will be based on:

  • The type, subtype and stage of your cancer
  • Your health history
  • Your personal goals

One or more of the following therapies may be recommended to treat your cancer or help relieve symptoms.

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Explore your options

Clinical Trials at Baptist MD Anderson

At Baptist MD Anderson, we offer clinical trial studies for emerging and innovative therapies for stomach and intestinal cancers. Through a collaboration with MD Anderson Cancer Network, one of the world’s largest and most respected cancer centers in America, Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center patients benefit from access to cutting edge treatments, new technologies and clinical trials shaping the future of cancer care.

We offer select clinical trials with MD Anderson, as well as multiple unique clinical trials from leading pharmaceutical companies, the National Cancer Institute, National Clinical Trials Network, private sector companies and individual physician investigators.

Our clinical trials
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A complete approach to care

Your Multidisciplinary Team

Our patients benefit from an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach. That means your team is made up of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons and other specialists who together to work on your specific case.

As part of your treatment, you are also assigned a nurse navigator. Our nurses have specialized training in caring for patients with stomach, intestinal and colon cancer. Your nurse navigator will be there to answer your questions and help you coordinate your appointments.

Our care team
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Our location

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Clinic

Within our specialized, multidisciplinary clinics, we bring together our team of experts to care for your mind, body and spirit - all under one roof. Each of our clinics are singularly focused on your specific needs and treatment.

Need Directions? The gastrointestinal (GI) cancer clinic is located in the main Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center on Floor 6 of our cancer center.

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What to expect at

Your First Appointment

As a patient of Baptist MD Anderson, you will meet with a medical oncologist. Your team is made up of oncologists, surgeons, hematologists, radiation oncologists, and nurses who are subspecialized, meaning we have an expert for your specific type of cancer. Your oncologist will help you understand your diagnosis and develop your individualized care plan in collaboration with other specialists and experts.

Prepare for your appointment

For whatever step is next,

Baptist MD Anderson is Here for You

Wherever you are in your journey, we’re here to help you in your fight against cancer. Our team of experts can help you navigate the whirlwind of emotions and decisions through every aspect of your care.

smiling photo of Dr. Ron Landmann, colon and rectal surgeon.

It’s a standard of care for us to be personal and humanistic. We treat every patient as if they are our family members.

— DR. LANDMANN, MD, Chief of Colon & Rectal Surgery

After a rare presacral tumor diagnosis, Henri Spiegel knew she needed a colorectal surgeon with experience to handle her case. She found hope and a cure in Jacksonville at Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Henri Spiegel's story
smiling photo of Dr. Ron Landmann, colon and rectal surgeon.

It’s a standard of care for us to be personal and humanistic. We treat every patient as if they are our family members.

— DR. LANDMANN, MD, Chief of Colon & Rectal Surgery

After a rare presacral tumor diagnosis, Henri Spiegel knew she needed a colorectal surgeon with experience to handle her case. She found hope and a cure in Jacksonville at Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Henri Spiegel's story