Our top-notch physicians, surgeons, and medical oncologists work together to determine the most effective treatment plan. We discuss all the details of the plan with you and your family so you feel informed and confident about your care. Our whole-person approach includes robust support services such as support groups, palliative care, and cancer genetics.
At the Cancer Institute, our expert team provides quick and accurate diagnosis. You can expect the diagnosis process to be:
Your physician will discuss your symptoms and conduct a physical exam. Then, we use diagnostic tests to diagnose the cancer and determine its stage. Staging refers to how advanced the cancer is and if it has spread (metastasized). We will keep you as comfortable as possible and discuss pain management options with you before the procedures.
Our advanced diagnostic tests include:
You meet with your entire team of stomach cancer specialists within three days of receiving a diagnosis. Your team reviews your case and makes treatment recommendations. Our treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, medical oncology, and clinical trials. Find out more about our approach to treating stomach cancer.
Call the AHN Cancer Help Line anytime at (412) NURSE-4-U (412) 687-7348 to schedule a cancer-related appointment or to just talk with our nurses about diagnoses, treatments, and side effects.