What is G. I. Malignancy..?
Gastrointestinal (GI) malignancy refers to cancers that develop within the digestive system, which includes organs such as the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, small intestine, colon, and rectum. These cancers arise from the abnormal growth of cells within the gastrointestinal tract and can manifest in various forms, each with its own set of symptoms, diagnostic methods, and treatment options.

Types of GI Malignancies:
GI malignancies are categorized based on the specific organ they affect-
* colorectal cancer
* gastric (stomach) cancer
* pancreatic cancer
* Liver cancer
* Esophageal cancer
Each type has distinct risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options.

Comprehensive Surgical Solutions for Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Colorectal Cancer Surgery:
Comprehensive surgical management for colorectal cancer, including minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgery.

* Gastric (Stomach) Cancer Surgery:
Advanced surgical options for gastric cancer, including gastrectomy and lymph node dissection, performed by experienced surgical oncologists.

* Pancreatic Cancer Surgery:
Complex surgical procedures for pancreatic cancer, such as Whipple procedure (pancreaticoduodenectomy), distal pancreatectomy, and total pancreatectomy, aimed at achieving optimal tumor removal while preserving function.

* Liver Cancer Surgery:
Hepatic resection, liver transplantation, and other surgical interventions for primary and metastatic liver tumors, performed by hepatobiliary surgeons with expertise in liver surgery.

* Esophageal Cancer Surgery:
Surgical treatment options for esophageal cancer, including esophagectomy and minimally invasive procedures, to remove the cancerous tissue and restore swallowing function.

* Gallbladder Cancer:
A rare but serious cancer that originates in the cells of the gallbladder, often diagnosed at an advanced stage due to nonspecific symptoms and lack of early detection methods.

Risk Factors:
Several factors can increase the risk of developing GI malignancies, including age, family history, lifestyle choices (such as smoking and alcohol consumption), obesity, diet high in processed or red meats, chronic inflammation (such as inflammatory bowel disease), and certain genetic syndromes.

Treatment Options:
Treatment strategies for GI malignancies vary based on factors such as *  type and stage of cancer, as well as the patient’s overall health and preferences.
* surgery
* chemotherapy,
* radiation therapy
* targeted therapy
* immunotherapy
* palliative care to manage symptoms and improve quality of life.

Schedule an appointment with Dr. Mihir Chitale today!
For GI malignancy, Contact Dr. Mihir Chitale  a skilled Gastrointestinal doctor in Pune today, to schedule a consultation. He will discuss your individual needs and goals. Dr. Mihir Chitale- cancer surgeon in Pune offers cutting-edge treatment, ensuring the best patient outcomes.