Upper gastrointestinal cancer treatment and support

We will place you at the centre of our work while you are a patient with us. We will also provide you with the most up-to-date diagnostics and treatments. This will help you in living with cancer

Cancer Education
2 min read

Your UGI (Upper Gastrointestinal) cancer specialist will find out where your cancer started. They will also find out how far it has progressed. Upper gastrointestinal cancer cancer can happen in any organ of the upper digestive system. UGI cancer happens when the cells in the tissue of any of these organs see abnormal and out of control growth. These cancerous cells affect how the organ works and can also spread to other body parts and systems. 

Enhancing your care 

We supply the most up-to-date diagnostics (tests) and treatment for UGI cancers. Our UGI cancer specialists will work with you to assess your condition. They will then plan and deliver the most effective treatment. Your care plan will be custom-made to treat your specific UGI cancer and the needs most important to you. 

Living with upper gastrointestinal cancer 

We know how hard cancer and treatment can be. It will disrupt and change your lifestyle and that of your loved ones. During this time, it is common to struggle with ongoing concerns about cancer and therapy. There are many expert groups available. They can supply information and support you through this time. They include: 

Upper gastrointestinal cancer support 

We focus on all aspects of your health and wellbeing. Our lower gastrointestinal experts will help support you. They will also guide you to the best information and managed care. Our specialist nurses can refer you to our: 

Patient and carer upper gastrointestinal cancer resources 

More information about upper gastrointestinal cancers is available. This covers their treatment and support for patients and families. Download copies of the following resources: 

We've Got This - A patient and carer experience series

Part 1 - Diagnosis

Part 2 - Treatment

Part 3 - Post Treatment

Related pages