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Both innovative and experienced, Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute's team offers exceptional care for gastrointestinal (GI) cancer.

GI cancer is cancer that affects any of the organs in the digestive system, including:
  • Esophagus
  • Stomach
  • Gallbladder
  • Liver
  • Small intestine
  • Large intestine
  • Rectum
  • Anus

The majority of gastrointestinal cancers are called colorectal cancer and occur in the colon (which is the last 6 feet of the large intestine) and rectum (which is the last 6 inches of the colon).

Make an appointment

To make an appointment with our providers, please call 980-442-6410.

Gastrointestinal cancer treatment

To ensure you receive the most effective care, our team of radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists and other specialists works together to develop an individualized treatment plan for the best outcome possible. Collaborating twice a month, our experts gather to discuss each patient’s case, sharing treatment recommendations.

Several treatment options are available for patients with GI cancer, depending on factors such as your overall health and cancer location. In many cases, surgery is the best option for GI cancer and is often followed by chemotherapy or radiation.

Cancer Care Locations

With 25+ locations, you can find expert cancer care that’s convenient for you.

Patient Resources

  • Gastrointestinal clinical trials

    In addition to state-of-the-art treatment options, our physicians also conduct clinical trials. Our participation in research trials allows for a better understanding of what leads to gastrointestinal cancer and helps us translate this knowledge into new treatment strategies.

    Learn about our latest clinical trials.

  • Cancer support and survivorship programs

    The cancer care process can feel confusing and overwhelming at times – often involving physical, financial and emotional challenges for you and your family. From diagnosis to survivorship, we have numerous resources available to support you during your treatment experience.

    Learn more about our cancer support and survivorship programs.

  • Planetree recognition

    To earn the Planetree designation, we excelled across more than 50 criteria of patient-centered care – qualities that reflect what patients and clinicians say matters most to them.

    Learn about our designation as a Planetree Patient-Centered Organization.

  • Donate to cancer research

    Because of philanthropy, Atrium Health is expanding its resources to fight cancer and bring national-level expertise to communities throughout the Southeast. You can make a difference in the local fight against cancer for children and adults in our community.

    Learn how to donate to cancer research.

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