GI Cancer

If you have questions about the program or want to refer a patient, call or email our nurse navigator, Debi Roach, Monday through Friday at:
702-836-6405
Or 1-855-24CANCER (855-242-2623)

GI Cancer

Multidisciplinary Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program

Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center is proud to introduce a new Multidisciplinary Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program.

Sunrise is a leader in cancer care in Las Vegas, the state of Nevada, and throughout the southwest and this new program brings together our physicians, staff, technology and facility to provide a higher level of care for those with GI Cancer.

Gi Cancer Program at Sunrise HospitalThis new program includes diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the:

  • Liver
  • Colon
  • Esophagus
  • Pancreas
  • Stomach
  • Small Bowel
  • Anal/Rectal
  • Spleen

Our diagnostic capabilities in this program feature Sunrise’s state-of-the-art Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) among other techniques and equipment. This will allow for a more detailed analysis and diagnosis.

A total of 36 physicians from various specialties bring advanced expertise and a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to providing the best possible diagnosis and care to patients in the program.

Specialties include:

  • Gastrointestinal Physicians
  • Medical Oncologists
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Radiologists/Diagnostic Imaging
  • Surgeons – Colorectal and General Surgeons
  • Colorectal Oncologists
  • Surgical Oncologists
  • Pathologists
  • Palliative Care Specialists

These physicians share their expertise with each other on complex clinical cases to ensure that patients benefit from evidence-based recommendations. Regardless of the treatment course for your patients, you can be certain they will receive comprehensive care because of the collaborative aspect of this new program.

Additional care and expertise:
The program also features a nurse navigator to help patients throughout the process and facilitate care for the physicians who present patients. From the patient’s initial contact with us through all of the phases of care, the nurse navigator will provide guidance, education and assistance to patients and their loved ones.

And patients also benefit from the nursing and other clinical staff members at Sunrise, who provide compassionate care at every possible stage of a patient’s experience, whether it is at diagnosis, treatment or, if necessary, palliative care measures.

CANCER CARE AT SUNRISE HOSPITAL:
The Oncology Program at Sunrise Hospital is the only Certified Comprehensive Cancer Program accredited by the American College of Surgeons (ACOS) in Las Vegas, Nevada. We follow the standards set forth by the Commission of Cancer and this ensures our patients have access to the full scope of services required to diagnose and treat newly diagnosed cancers.