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Compassionate Multidisciplinary Care, Innovative Research

Gastrointestinal-Surgery-Best-Hosptials-2018-19Our multidisciplinary surgical oncology team focuses on the treatment of malignant and benign tumors of the colon, pancreas, liver, stomach, gallbladder, and other areas of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Surgical oncologists receive specialized training in the surgical management of cancer. At high volume centers such as UCSF, operative outcomes for cancer surgery are among the best because surgeons have perfected their skills through thousands of operations. Patients also receive highly coordinated multidisciplinary care from a team that includes surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, nurse practitioners and other health professionals.