Disease Information

Anal Cancer

Anal Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of anal cancer.

Anal Cancer Prevention

Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing anal cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.

Carcinoid Tumor, Gastrointestinal

GI Carcinoid Tumors Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors.

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing of colorectal cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.

Colorectal Cancer Screening

There are five types of tests that are used to screen for colorectal cancer: fecal occult blood test, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, virtual colonoscopy, and DNA stool test. Learn more about these and other tests in this expert-reviewed summary.

Colon Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of colon cancer.

Rectal Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of rectal cancer.

Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer

Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma) Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of bile duct cancer.

Gallbladder Cancer

Gallbladder Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of gallbladder cancer.

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (gist)

GI Stromal Tumors Treatment

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are usually found on the stomach or small intestine, but they can be found anywhere in or near the GI tract. Find out about risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis, staging, and treatment for gastrointestinal stromal tumors.

Liver & Intrahepatic Biliary Tract Cancer

Adult Liver Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of adult primary liver cancer.

Childhood Liver Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood liver cancer.

Childhood Liver Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood liver cancer.

Childhood Liver Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood liver cancer.

Liver Cancer Prevention

Hepatitis B and C, cirrhosis, and aflatoxin (poison from certain foods) are important risk factors for liver cancer. Learn about all of the risk factors for liver cancer and how to prevent liver cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Liver Cancer Screening

Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for liver (hepatocellular) cancer.

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

Small Intestine Cancer

Small Intestine Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of small intestine cancer.

Stomach (gastric) Cancer

Gastric Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of gastric cancer.

Stomach Cancer Screening

There is no standard or routine screening test for stomach (gastric) cancer. Stomach (gastric) cancer is not common in the U.S. Learn about tests that have been studied to detect or screen for stomach cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Stomach Cancer Prevention

Smoking and H. pylori infection are important risk factors for stomach (gastric) cancer. Learn about all of the risk factors for stomach cancer and how to prevent stomach cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.