RUSH Cancer Center
1520 W Harrison St
Joan and Paul Rubschlager Building
Chicago, IL 60607
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Often people do not start having symptoms of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers until the cancer is more advanced. However, like most cancers, GI cancers are most treatable when detected at an earlier stage. Knowing your personal health history, family history and risk factors for developing GI cancer can help.
The high-risk gastrointestinal (GI) cancer clinic at Rush works closely with patients who have underlying pre-cancerous conditions or genetic factors that put them at a higher risk for developing GI cancers — including colorectal, esophageal, gastric or pancreatic cancers. Our expert team offers personalized GI cancer risk assessment, screening and preventive care.
We will work with you to provide individualized care and surveillance plans based on your distinct needs and risk factors.
Some of the services we offer include the following:
As one of the nation’s top-ranked academic health systems, Rush also offers access to clinical trials that focus on detecting GI cancers and chemoprevention therapies to prevent GI cancers from developing.
Our clinic is available to people and their family members who may have an increased risk for developing a GI cancer. We offer cancer risk assessment services to those who have any of the following risk factors: