Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program at Western Connecticut Health Network
At Western Connecticut Health Network, we understand how overwhelming it feels to face a diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancer. Our dedicated cancer specialists provide the expertise, guidance and personalized support you need.
Why Choose WCHN
Our staff includes fellowship trained oncologic surgeons specializing in colon-rectal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic, esophageal and other gastrointestinal surgeries, dedicated diagnostic and interventional gastroenterologists and radiologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and pathologists.
Our comprehensive multidisciplinary program offers risk assessment, screening, diagnosis, treatment, education and support, genetics, research and clinical trials and wellness.
Our multidisciplinary care team of experts meets regularly to discuss every patient’s care and develop an individualized and comprehensive treatment plan offering hope and options.
Oncology nurse navigators assist you with education and support.
We offer advanced, minimally invasive surgical and diagnostic techniques, such as the laparoscopic Whipple procedure for pancreatic cancer.
We use innovative treatments and technology to bring you evidence-based therapies for the best possible outcome or cure.
Our comprehensive clinical research program offers opportunities to participate in trials investigating novel therapies.
Our genetics program tests for DNA mutations to catch cancer risk factors earlier, potentially leading to greater screening rates and cures now and for future generations.