The Gastrointestinal Cancer Center of New Jersey provides expertise in
the management of upper and lower gastrointestinal tract tumors, soft
tissue sarcomas, melanoma and endocrine tumors. We offer expert, state-of-the-art
care for oncology problems ranging from the simplest to the most complex.
Our approach is designed specifically to integrate with a multidisciplinary
care plan combining medicine, surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy,
as necessary. Our expert physicians emphasize patient-centered, compassionate
care. Our physicians are among the most accomplished and highly trained
in the region, making every effort to apply minimally invasive techniques
Screening Equals Prevention
In their early stages, gastrointestinal cancers may have no symptoms. Colorectal
cancer screening is designed to help with early detection of colorectal tumors.
For individuals with colorectal cancer risk factors, regular screenings
should begin at an earlier age and/or be screened more often. Risk factors
include a strong family history of colorectal cancer, a personal history
of colorectal cancer or polyps, or a personal history of an inflammatory
Routine colorectal cancer screenings are the best way to prevent colon
cancer or find it at an early, more treatable stage. Both men and women
should adopt a regular examination schedule, beginning at age 50, even
if they have no gastrointestinal cancer symptoms.
One of the most respected cancer hospitals in NJ, Saint Barnabas Medical
Center offers comprehensive services that include the most advanced, innovative
approach to colorectal cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment. Our
team of health care professionals is dedicated to providing the highest
quality of diagnosis and care.
By taking action through proper colon care and regular screenings, you
can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.