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Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery

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Patients with gastrointestinal cancers including colorectal, esophageal, gall bladder, gastric, liver and small intestine cancer are often referred to Florida Hospital North Pinellas Surgical Institute for advanced diagnostics and surgical treatment. Our exceptional physicians have ready access to the state-of-the-art imaging tools and operating facilities of Florida Hospital right next door, and are known for their proficiency in complex surgical procedures to address gastrointestinal cancers. 

Below are certain types of tumors that may be detected within the gastrointestinal tract and removed via surgical techniques. Please call us at 727.270.9927 for details or to arrange for a surgical consult with our esteemed physicians who are also excellent diagnosticians and welcome the opportunity to provide second opinions when needed.

Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Adenocarcinomas – accounting for most GI tract cancers in the stomach, esophagus, colon and rectum

Angiosarcomas – a rare cancer of the blood vessel cells

Squamous cell carcinomas – found primarily in the upper esophagus and end of the anus

Leiomyosarcomas – these are cancers of the smooth muscle cells

Neuroendocrine tumors – rare growths that can include carcinoid tumors

Peripheral nerve sheath tumors – cancers of the cells protecting nerves

Cancerous gastrointestinal stromal tumors – these rare masses are mostly found within the stomach or small intestine