The Scope – GI Cancer India
Due to the diligent work of pioneering surgeons, refinements in surgical techniques, advancements in critical care and imaging over the last 2-3 decades, the field of digestive tract surgery witnessed a series of patient friendly developments.
There were significant improvements in outcomes of various surgical procedures for cancer and non cancer diseases – particularly those for the liver & biliary surgery, pancreas esophagus and rectum.
With safety of major procedures such as liver and pancreatic resections no longer a matter of debate due attention was the focussed on providing good functional outcomes and quality of life.
With singular focus on state of art management of digestive tract diseases, the field of specialized digestive tract surgery was established – ‘G.I Surgery’ or ‘Surgical Gastroenterology.
The ushering of the new millennium witnessed the introduction of laparoscopic surgery for digestive tract cancers and more recently robot assisted surgery.
The tremendous amount of information currently available on the web for the management of digestive tract cancers often makes it difficult for patients and sometimes even healthcare professionals to distil as to what is applicable or important.
This website aims to provide an evidence based information in a simplified manner to help patients and primary care physicians understand various aspects of digestive tract cancers. This however does not substitute for the professional opinion in an individual case.
Our team comprises of G.I Surgeons, Oncologist and Radiotherapy professionals with longstanding experience and contributions in the field.
In the coming days, this website shall be updated with information on other digestive tract cancers and advances in chemotherapy and radiotherapy as well.