GI Cancer Treatment in Israel | Ichilov

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Treatment

Our specialists effectively manage different types of gastrointestinal cancers, including colon (the most common cancer), colorectal, esophageal, stomach, pancreatic, small intestine, biliary tract, gall bladder, liver, and neuroendocrine cancers.

Why Choose Gastrointestinal Oncology Unit at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center?

The Gastrointestinal Oncology Unit at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center is the only facility of its kind in Israel. It was established based on the same principles as the highly-acclaimed high-efficiency models of cancer centers established across Europe and the US.

​The Gastrointestinal Oncology Unit at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center is committed to providing the most-advanced treatment for every type and stage of GI cancer. We provide comprehensive treatment for patients with gastrointestinal cancers – your care is designed by a team of experts. Services are delivered across the full spectrum of activities – from the initial diagnostic assessment and development of a comprehensive treatment plan, to various therapy and follow-up solutions.

Gastrointestinal cancers constitute a significant part of all cancers. Management of such diseases requires a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach, based on a collaborative effort between various medical specialties involved in the treatment process. It may include oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons, as well as a specially trained support staff. These groups meet regularly to ensure our patients care is coordinated and complete.

Our specialists are also involved in ongoing scientific and research activities, associated with testing of experimental drugs and procedures.


It is very important for GI cancers to be diagnosed as early and accurately as possible. This helps increase the chances for successful treatment. Our treatment is very effective primarily due to the precise, speedy and most advanced diagnostic technology and methods.
Once the diagnostic process has been completed, the specialists of our unit will make a decision with regard to the required treatment regimen and any additional consultations. They will also provide follow-up care for the patients who have completed their treatment.
At our center you receive a tailored treatment to maximize the probability of a successful outcome.

Which Clinics Operate in the Framework of the Unit?

Gastrointestinal oncology clinic, specializing in digestive system tumors – deals with the treatment plan development and patient monitoring.

Gastro-oncology clinic – helps resolve chronic gastrointestinal problems affecting the quality of patient’s life.

Liver clinic – enables the patient and their attending physician to consult with a gastroenterologist specializing in liver diseases.
Endocrine oncology clinic, specializing in neuroendocrine tumors – enables consultation with an endocrinologist.

Surgical oncology clinic, specializing in colorectal tumors – performs colon and rectal cancer surgeries; works in close collaboration with proctologists. This clinic provide for an ongoing professional interaction between the oncologists and the surgeons that are involved in treatment of cancer patients.

At Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov), you’ll find exceptional quality medical care delivered by world- class specialists. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality patient care, with the goal of improving survival and quality of life. You’ll be in safe hands here!

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Treatment -Ichilov


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Israel is renowned for its quality of healthcare all over the world. The Sourasky Medical Center is at the forefront of medical care. We apply the latest and most sophisticated technologies for advanced therapeutic services and precise diagnostic testing. Our state-of-the-art facilities will ensure that you feel as comfortable as possible throughout your stay. Our English speaking exceptional doctors are esteemed internationally for their expertise and pioneering techniques, and about 90% of them have practiced or trained abroad, at leading healthcare facilities in North America or Europe. The Medical Center complies with international standards for medical procedures, diagnostic testing, and clinical research.
We are a department within the Medical Center. All the stuff and members are employees of the Medical Center. We are not an agent. When you deal with us, you deal directly with the Medical center. Therefore, there are no extra fees or commissions on top of the price of treatments.
Yes. All Medical Center physicians are fully licensed by to practice their specialty in Israel. In addition, many are Board Certified in their specialty in the US or Europe. There are more than 1150 physicians, 600 of whom are medical specialist and 373 of the physicians hold academic status at the Tel Aviv University.
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