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GI Oncosurgery at BMCHRC

Welcome to Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (BMCHRC), a beacon of hope and healing for individuals confronting GI Oncosurgery. Our institution stands as a pillar of comprehensive care, where cutting-edge treatments merge with compassionate support to guide patients towards optimal health outcomes.

Welcome to Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (BMCHRC), where we stand at the forefront of gastrointestinal oncosurgery, providing unparalleled care for patients battling cancers of the digestive system. Our institution combines advanced surgical techniques with compassionate support to offer comprehensive treatment solutions tailored to each patient's unique needs.

Understanding Gastrointestinal Cancer:

Gastrointestinal cancers encompass a range of malignancies affecting organs such as the stomach, liver, pancreas, colon, and rectum. These cancers pose significant challenges due to their complexity and varied presentations. Early diagnosis and multidisciplinary treatment are essential for optimizing outcomes in patients with gastrointestinal malignancies.

Our Multidisciplinary Approach:

At BMCHRC, we adopt a multidisciplinary approach to gastrointestinal cancer care, bringing together a diverse team of surgical oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiologists, medical oncologists, and support staff. This collaborative effort ensures that patients receive comprehensive evaluation, personalized treatment planning, and coordinated care throughout their cancer journey.


Cutting-edge Surgical Facilities:

Driven by a commitment to excellence, BMCHRC is equipped with state-of-the-art surgical facilities and technology, enabling our surgical oncologists to perform complex gastrointestinal procedures with precision and expertise. From minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopy and robotic surgery to advanced intraoperative imaging and navigation systems, we leverage the latest innovations to achieve optimal surgical outcomes for our patients.


Compassionate Patient Support:

We understand that a diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancer can be overwhelming for patients and their families. That's why we provide compassionate support services to address the physical, emotional, and practical needs of our patients throughout their treatment. Our dedicated team offers guidance, education, and assistance to help patients navigate the challenges of cancer diagnosis and treatment with resilience and hope.

Nutritional Counseling:

Proper nutrition is crucial for patients undergoing gastrointestinal cancer treatment to support healing and maintain strength and vitality. Our registered dietitians work closely with patients to develop personalized nutrition plans tailored to their specific dietary needs and treatment goals. Whether it's managing dietary restrictions, addressing nutritional deficiencies, or optimizing hydration, we provide comprehensive nutritional support to promote overall well-being.

Access to Integrative Therapies:

In addition to conventional medical treatments, we offer access to integrative therapies designed to complement cancer care and enhance overall well-being. From acupuncture and massage therapy to mindfulness practices and stress-reduction techniques, these therapies can help alleviate symptoms, reduce treatment-related side effects, and improve quality of life for patients undergoing gastrointestinal cancer treatment.


Empowering Patient:

At BMCHRC, we believe in empowering patients through education and active participation in their treatment decisions. Our comprehensive patient education programs provide valuable information and resources to help patients make informed choices about their care. Through personalized education sessions and ongoing support, we empower patients to take control of their health and well-being throughout their cancer journey.

Pioneering Research Initiatives:

As part of our commitment to advancing cancer care, BMCHRC actively participates in pioneering research initiatives and clinical trials focused on gastrointestinal cancers. Through our research efforts, we strive to identify innovative treatment approaches, improve treatment outcomes, and ultimately find a cure for gastrointestinal malignancies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the common symptoms of Gastrointestinal Cancer?

Common symptoms may include persistent abdominal pain or discomfort, unexplained weight loss, changes in bowel habits (such as diarrhea or constipation), rectal bleeding, difficulty swallowing, jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes), and persistent nausea or vomiting. It's important to note that these symptoms can also be caused by other conditions, but any unusual or persistent symptoms should be evaluated by a healthcare professional.

How is Gastrointestinal Cancer diagnosed?

Diagnosis often involves a combination of imaging tests (such as CT scans, MRI, or endoscopy), blood tests, and tissue biopsy to confirm the presence of cancer cells and determine the type and stage of gastrointestinal cancer.

What are the treatment options for Gastrointestinal Cancer?

Treatment options may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, and/or a combination of these modalities. The choice of treatment depends on factors such as the type, stage, and location of the cancer, as well as the patient's overall health and preferences.

Will I need surgery for Gastrointestinal Cancer?

Surgery is often a primary treatment option for gastrointestinal cancers, especially for tumors that are localized and can be removed surgically. The type of surgery recommended will depend on the location and extent of the cancer, as well as other factors specific to each individual case.

What are the potential side effects of Gastrointestinal Cancer treatment, and how can they be managed?

Side effects can vary depending on the type of treatment received but may include fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hair loss, changes in appetite, and emotional distress. Your healthcare team will work closely with you to manage side effects through medications, supportive care measures, and lifestyle adjustments.

How long does Gastrointestinal Cancer treatment typically last?

The duration of treatment varies depending on factors such as the type and stage of cancer, the treatment modalities used, and individual response to therapy. Treatment may range from several weeks to several months, and may involve a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiation therapy.

Can I continue working during Gastrointestinal Cancer treatment?

Whether or not you can continue working during treatment depends on several factors, including the type of treatment, its side effects, and the demands of your job. Some patients are able to work part-time or remotely, while others may need to take time off to focus on treatment and recovery. 

Are there support services available for caregivers and family members?

Yes, many cancer centers offer support services for caregivers and family members, including counseling, support groups, educational resources, and assistance with practical matters such as transportation and lodging. These services are designed to help caregivers cope with the challenges of supporting a loved one through cancer treatment.

What is the role of nutrition during Gastrointestinal Cancer treatment?

Nutrition plays a vital role in supporting overall health and well-being during cancer treatment and recovery. Our registered dietitians work closely with patients to develop personalized nutrition plans tailored to their specific dietary needs and treatment goals, helping to maintain strength, manage side effects, and support healing.

How often will I need follow-up appointments after completing Gastrointestinal Cancer treatment?

Follow-up appointments are essential for monitoring your progress, assessing treatment response, and detecting any signs of recurrence or complications. The frequency of follow-up appointments may vary depending on individual factors and the specifics of your treatment plan. Your healthcare team will provide guidance on the recommended follow-up schedule for your particular situation.