Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Treatment in Israel
Gastrointestinal cancer can affect any part of the GI tract, a major organ system in your body. At Sheba Medical Center, our advanced GI Cancer Department combines a variety of therapies to treat cancer, including HIPEC, a specialized therapy for metastatic abdominal cancer.
This successful cancer treatment, provided at Sheba Medical Center, allows for the direct application of concentrated chemotherapy.
We offer customized care from top-notch medical professionals and the latest, minimally invasive technologies. A number of our hospital divisions will collaborate to design and optimize your treatment.
Types of GI Cancer We Treat
- Carcinoid Cancer and Neuroendocrine Tumors
- Colorectal Cancer
- Esophageal Cancer – squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma
- Gastric Cancer – stage 0 to stage 5
- Hepatic Cancer – stage 1 to stage 4
- Pancreatic Cancer
Special Technologies at Sheba
We offer breakthrough HIPEC (hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy), in which heated high doses of chemotherapy are used to target tumors in the abdominal cavity.
At present, our medical experts are engaged in several clinical studies of new treatments for colorectal cancer.
Meet Our Doctors
Professor Aviram Nissan
Head of Department of Surgery C
Prof. Nissan is the Head of the Department of General and Oncology Surgery at Sheba Medical Center since 2015. Professor Nissan specializes in complex tumors of the digestive system. He is a leading Israeli specialist in HIPEC treatment. Prof. Nissan also has vast experience in the surgical treatment of colorectal cancer, stomach cancer and soft tissue tumors (sarcomas).Read More
Einat Shacham-Shmueli, MD
Senior Oncologist, Gastrointestinal Clinic at the Cancer Center
Dr. Shacham-Shmueli has a particular interest in researching gastrointestinal malignancies, cancer, and genetics. She has published many scientific articles, and is a member of the Israel Society of Oncology and Radiotherapy, as well as an investigator for the National Cancer Institute, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, and Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program.Read More
Ben Boursi, MD
Physician, Gastrointestinal Cancer Clinic
Dr. Boursi specializes in Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy. His research focus is in the prevention and early detection of cancer using innovative technologies, along with epidemiological and genetic data. Dr. Boursi has developed models for the early detection of colorectal cancer and pancreatic cancer. He is widely published in leading scientific journals, and his research has been featured at major international oncology conferences and cited in popular media.Read More
Why Come to Sheba for GI Cancer Treatment?
Massive & Modern Facility
our advanced Institute of Gastroenterology is the largest of its kind in Israel; at our Department of Surgical Oncology, we treat over 10,000 patients yearly, including inpatient and outpatient
personalized therapy, based on the type of cancer and your unique characteristics
preoperative through postoperative
oncologists, doctors from the Gastroenterology Department, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, dietitians, physiotherapists, social workers, and research nurses partner for your benefit
On the Cutting-edge
precise diagnostics and treatments for rare cases that are unavailable elsewhere
special consideration for the patient’s privacy and comfort, along with constant support from your personal International Medical Tourism Division coordinator
Sheba – Ranked In The Top Ten Best Hospitals Worldwide
Holistic Healthcare for the Whole Patient
Exceptional medical professionals from our first-rate hospital divisions join together to provide you with precise, compassionate treatment. With our unique collaborative approach, we attend to your physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs. This is how we provide personalized care for your overall well-being, which we believe is essential for optimal healing.
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Sheba Medical Center provides innovative, personalized medical care to patients from around the world. We are the largest, most comprehensive hospital in the Middle East and dedicated to providing advanced and compassionate medicine for everyone.
We welcome all cases, including the rarest and the most challenging. Our medical teams collaborate to provide the best possible health outcomes. From your initial inquiry through the long-term follow-up care, we are here for you.
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