Gastrointestinal cancer care in Nashville, Tennessee

When you come to TriStar Centennial Medical Center for gastrointestinal (GI) cancer care, you will receive specialized treatment from a multidisciplinary team. As a partner of Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute, we are able to provide a full scope of cancer services. From an endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to surgical oncology, we offer advanced treatment solutions for cancers affecting the GI tract.

To learn more about our GI cancer services, please call askSARAH at (615) 514-2401.

Types of GI cancer we treat

We are committed to providing high-quality cancer care for a wide range of gastrointestinal cancers. We treat:

  • Complex colon, rectal and anal cancers
  • Esophageal and gastric malignancies
  • Hepatobiliary carcinomas
  • Neuroendocrine tumors
  • Pancreatic carcinomas
  • Retroperitoneal sarcomas

GI cancer services we provide

Our compassionate cancer team provides diagnostic and treatment services, including:

  • Access to early and late stage clinical trials
  • EUSs
  • Medical and radiation oncology
  • Nurse navigation
  • Personalized medicine
  • Prospective multidisciplinary case review
  • Surgical oncology
  • Radioembolization therapy

Endoscopic ultrasound

Imaging services, such as endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), can be helpful in diagnosing and treating GI cancer. An EUS takes detailed images of your digestive tract using high frequency sounds waves. It is a minimally invasive procedure and can be used for the following:

  • Celiac blocks
  • Enteral stenting
  • Esophageal and rectal cancer staging
  • EUS-guided liver biopsy
  • Pancreatic cyst drainage
  • Pancreatic mass biopsies
  • Therapeutic EUS

GI health navigation

A GI health navigator will guide and support you and your family through the challenges of GI cancer. The navigator is dedicated to bringing together all the multidisciplinary team members involved in your care.

Your GI health navigator will also help you:

  • Understand your diagnosis and available treatment options
  • Coordinate care with the entire healthcare team
  • Connect you with a cancer support group
  • Learn more about participating in clinical trials
To reach a GI health navigator, please call (615) 342-3930.

About Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute

As part of Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, our family of hospitals provides comprehensive cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for people facing cancer in our communities. From diagnosis to treatment and survivorship care, our oncology expertise ensures you have access to locally trusted care with the support of a globally recognized network.

askSARAH helpline

Have cancer questions? We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially trained nurses are available 24/7, and all calls are confidential. Contact askSARAH at (615) 514-2401 or chat online at askSARAHnow.

Gastrointestinal cancer at TriStar Health

Gastrointestinal cancers is a wide-ranging term that refers to the types of cancer that affect the digestive system. These can include esophageal cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, pancreatic cancer and more.

Learn about Gastrointestinal cancer