Gastrointestinal

Our expert team provides multidisciplinary care for patients diagnosed with gastrointestinal (GI) tumors. All specialists involved in the evaluation and management of GI cancers work together to determine the optimal evaluation and course of treatment for each patient in our Gastrointestinal Tumor Clinic.

Surgeons specializing in oncology, gastroenterologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pathologists and other clinicians with specialized knowledge of these malignancies collaborate and meet weekly, sharing their expertise on each patient's case, including an experienced oncology-certified clinical nurse navigator to help coordinate care on behalf of the patient.

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Gastric (stomach) and appendiceal cancer
  • Gallbladder and bile duct (biliary) cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Liver cancer (primary and metastatic)

Patients with gastrointestinal tumors may require:

  • Surgery

Comprehensive surgical treatments for both primary and metastatic cancers of the liver and pancreas and comprehensive treatment of colorectal cancer—achieving a 2017-2018 high performing award from U.S. News and World Reports for excellence in colon cancer surgery.

Gastrointestinal Surgical Team

john J. Froio, MD, FACS, Surgeon

John J Froio, MD

General Surgery

Gastrointestinal Cancer News

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South Shore Health nurses have received re-accreditation for continuing education.
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South Shore Health Nurses Achieve Re-Accreditation for Continuing Professional Development

South Shore Health Nurses Achieve Re-Accreditation for Continuing Professional Development