Cancer of the intestine (small intestine) is an aggressive cancer that may be associated with difficulty eating, bloating, and pain. It requires a coordinated treatment plan that includes surgery and sometimes chemotherapy. It is very important that the proper lymph node surgery be combined with the surgery.
Physicians who treat intestine cancer:
Robert C.G. Martin, II, M.D., Ph.D.
Kelly M. McMasters, M.D., Ph.D.
Charles R. Scoggins, M.D., M.B.A.
Special therapies for intestine cancer offered by the Division of Surgical Oncology:
- Resection (surgery) of the intestine
- Extended lymph node dissection
Research protocols currently open for intestine cancer:
- Outcomes in surgical oncology
- Cell-saver autotransfusion in surgical oncology
- Biobanking of tumor tissue for molecular research
Expertise By Disease Site
University Surgical Associates
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