The Solid Tumor and Gastroenterological (GI) Oncology Practice at Weill Cornell Medicine is one of the most prestigious multidisciplinary oncology treatment programs in the world. Our unique approach to bridging the gap between patient care, cutting-edge research and teaching enables our specialists to provide exceptional diagnostic and therapeutic results. We take the greatest measures to advance our understanding of the causative factors at play in the case of diagnosis of solid tumor orgastroenterological cancer and, even with rare cancers, offer treatment plans supportive of every patients' right to be well-informed andwell-qualified to make the best possible decision toward a positive outcome.
From diagnosis to remission, our patient-centric program is set up to guide you and your family through the entire process with your comfort in mind. We provide a [nurse practitioner/advocate] as a convenient point of contact who can also guide you every step of the way while coordinating tests and consultations, ensuring tight communication among members of the medical team, and helping loved ones become familiar with the diagnosis and plan of care, as well as helping you access any ancillary support and resources that can help you along your journey. Whenever possible, we work closely with your referring physician and general practitioner to coordinate appointments and other aspects of care closer to home.
Each member of our team is a dedicated oncology subspecialist, with the highest recognition and published research in the field of oncology today.
Solid Tumor and Gastroenterological Cancer Treatment
We offer a full range of therapies, including surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, stem cell therapy, or a combination of these. Our patients have access to many multi-phase Clinical Trials, providing hope for many refractory or relapsing patients for whom standard options have failed. As active members of the international cancer research community, our oncologists collaborate with other research centers to offer patients the most promising treatments available. In the course of preparing a comprehensive course of action, we bring together representatives of each specialty involved in your care to collaboratively ensure every possible option is explored. Patients receive individualized treatment, combining the best available current knowledge with the latest breakthroughs, often involving world-renowned researchers from right here at Weill Cornell Medicine.The physicians at Weill Cornell Medicine understand how difficult it is for loved ones when a patient is diagnosed with a solid tumor orgastroenterological cancer, and we are especially sensitive to the need for patient privacy in their presence.
Why Choose Us?
The most important criteria in the case of diagnosis of a solid tumor or gastroenterological cancer is to select a provider that can offer the full range of diagnostic and treatment resources. Although many solid tumors and gastroenterological cancers are rare, the staff at the Weill Cornell Medicine's Solid Tumor and GI Oncology Practice specialize specifically in providing support to patients with new or previouslydiagnosed conditions. You can expect your Weill Cornell Medicine specialist team to be particularly well-informed regarding the highest standards of care, with up to-date expertise and the experience needed to design customized, effective treatment plans.
Our goal in providing supportive, comprehensive services is to give patients the confidence of knowing their experience with Weill Cornell Medicine's Solid Tumor and GI Oncology Practice will be truly coordinated, with exams, treatment and follow up appointments streamlined for efficiency and convenience for you and your loved ones. We would expect no less, and neither should you.