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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.

sheba hospital is a highly advanced Medical center in Israel and is ranked best among hospitals in Israel

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
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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

Aviram Nissan

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).

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Einat Shacham-Shmueli

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.

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Ben Boursi

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.

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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

Tailor-made Treatment

personalized therapy, based on the type of cancer and your unique characteristics

Total Care

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

Patient Comfort

special consideration for the patient’s privacy and comfort, along with constant support from your personal International Medical Tourism Division coordinator

Sheba Medical Center Transforming Healthcare and Biomedical Innovation

Standing at the forefront of clinical research, innovation, and patient care, Sheba Medical Center, the largest hospital in the Middle East, continues to set the standard for international excellence. For the fifth consecutive year, Newsweek ranked Sheba as one of the world’s best hospitals, as well as listing the medical center as one of the best smart hospitals and a leader in gastroenterology, neurology, and cardiology. Committed to advancing patient care and transforming healthcare worldwide, Sheba continually pushes boundaries in research and clinical care.

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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