If you’ve been diagnosed with gastrointestinal (GI) cancer, we recommend getting a second opinion before choosing where you’ll be treated.
Though you can benefit from a second opinion at any point during your care, it is most valuable when you are first diagnosed and have the widest array of treatment options.
Talk with GI cancer experts who understand your disease in greater depth than the general oncologists in your local community.
Call us at (855) 557-0555 to request an appointment for a second opinion from the experts at Fred Hutch.
How a second opinion can help
Getting a second opinion from doctors who specialize in gastrointestinal cancers can help you
Feel confident that your cancer has been accurately diagnosed and staged
Pathologists, radiologists and gastroenterologists from Fred Hutch are experts in diagnosing GI cancers and have access to the latest technologies to help ensure we know as much about your cancer as possible.
Consider state-of-the-art treatment options
A second opinion may identify more advanced or more aggressive options, including minimally invasive surgeries, clinical studies of new medicines or treatment approaches and advanced radiation technologies.
Understand the benefits of specialized, multidisciplinary care
The team of GI cancer specialists from Fred Hutch offers in-depth understanding of the full spectrum of treatments. We have first-hand knowledge of current research and a wealth of treatment experience.
Start with a course of therapy tailored to you
We focus on you, not just your cancer, when developing a treatment plan. We consider your goals, plans, beliefs, values and preferences to design your treatment holistically.
Learn whether genetics plays a role
Your genetic make-up may have played a role in the development of your cancer, and it might impact your treatment. Depending on our findings, you and your family may benefit from Fred Hutch’s Gastrointestinal Cancer Prevention Program.