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Gastrointestinal cancers

Our advanced screening and treatment capabilities are helping us to raise the bar for gastrointestinal cancer care across the Mountain West.

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Using innovation to advance cancer care

Gastrointestinal cancers are one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. Fortunately, our commitment to groundbreaking research and the latest technology is helping to lead the fight to improve treatment.

Latest technologies

We’re among the first health systems in the country to employ AI tools for to help better detect and treat colon cancer.

Easier screening

We’ve introduced a simple online process to schedule a colonoscopy screening at nine locations.

Multi-disciplinary care team

You'll be treated by a team of professionals dedicated to providing you with the most up to date cancer treatments and procedures.

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Our services

These are some of the services we provide as part of our gastrointestinal cancer program.

  • Colonoscopy

  • Sigmoidoscopy

  • Blood and stool tests

  • Esophagoscopy

  • Colon and rectal surgery

  • Medical oncology

  • Gastrointestinal radiation oncology

  • Gastrointestinal surgical oncology

  • Ultrasound, CT, and MRI scans

We treat all types of gastrointestinal cancer.

Anal cancer
A rare cancer that starts in the anus, which is a short tube where bowel movements pass. 

Colon cancer
A cancer that begins in the large intestine (colon) or the rectum (end of the colon). It is also sometimes called colorectal cancer.

Esophageal cancer
A disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the esophagus — the long tube that moves food from your throat to your stomach. 

Stomach cancer
A cancer where abnormal cells in the stomach start to grow and divide uncontrolled.

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Patient case study

Rick’s story

In just one week during the COVID-19 pandemic, Rick Rogers had a colonoscopy, received a stage 3 cancer diagnosis, and underwent surgery to remove it.

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