Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery

Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery

Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery

Dr. Hemant Jain is a Senior Consultant Laparoscopic surgeon (Gastro surgeon) practicing in Mumbai with a special focus on Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgeries (SILS), Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries, and GI Cancer Surgeries.

Visiting Consultant in Mumbai

Clinic Address

Navkaar Hospitals

Mulund, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, next to Varanda banquets, Bhandup, Bhandup West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400078


Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery in Mumbai From Dr. Hemant Jain

Looking for the Top GI Cancer Surgeon in Mumbai? Affordable, painless surgery for gastrointestinal cancer. Schedule a Consultation with Dr. Hemant Jain, a gastrointestinal (GI) surgeon. A laparoscopic and gastrointestinal surgeon with a focus on laparoscopic surgery and gastrointestinal cancer surgery in Mumbai.

Everything You Need To Know About Surgery For Gastrointestinal Cancer?

Surgery for gastro-intestinal cancer involves removing malignant growths from the abdomen with clear margins. The size and position of tumour will determine the nature of surgical procedure that will be used to remove it. Today quite a many Gastrointestinal cancers can be treated with minimally invasive surgery. This leads to less painful surgery while adhering to basic principles of cancer surgery.

The surgical treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies has advanced greatly in the past few years. Surgical treatments have become less painful, quicker to recover from,as a result of advances in medical technology and tools. Surgery offers several options and minimally invasive procedures like robotic surgery and laparoscopic surgery for tumor removal through keyhole incisions.

Surgical Treatment for Gastrointestinal Cancer - What Is It?

Tumors that develop anywhere along the GI tract (the stomach, oesophagus, rectum, small bowel, etc.) can be surgically removed through a procedure known as gastrointestinal cancer surgery. Since these cancers can be fatal, it takes a multidisciplinary group of doctors to treat them effectively. This group should include cancer surgeons, medical oncologists as well as radiation therapy specialist . One of the first lines of defence against gastrointestinal cancer in appropriately selected stage of disease is surgery with the aim of removing the tumour with safe margins. In Mumbai Dr Hemant Jain is a respected name when it concerns surgery for gastrointestinal cancers.

Surgery may involve an open surgical procedure (a full stomach incision), laparoscopy (using small cuts or a camera), or robotic surgery, depending on the size and type of tumour. The age and general condition of the patient, along with the type, extent, and location of the cancer, will all play a role in determining the surgical procedure to be performed.

Widely known Gastrointestinal Cancer Symptoms
  • Stomach Ache:
  • Stomach Ache is a common associated symptom. But as many other diseases can also have stomach ache, it’s wrong to evaluate every stomach ache for cancer. The experience of treating doctor plays a major role in evaluating this symptom.

  • Weight Loss:
  • A symptom of gastrointestinal cancer is unanticipated weight loss.

  • Nausea and Vomiting:
  • Both cancers as well as their treatment can cause nausea and vomiting.

  • Diarrhea:
  • Food and fluid digestion problems, such as diarrhea, are common symptoms of gastrointestinal cancers.

  • Blood in Stool:
  • Among the most important and visible symptoms of gastrointestinal cancer is blood in the faeces or stool .It is a red flag sign. The reason may be non-cancer disease like piles (haemorrhoids), but it’s vital to rule out cancer especially in elderly population or if accompanied by loss of appetite and or weight loss.

  • Anemia:
  • Anemia is a common complication of cancer treatment due to blood loss. Lack of energy, pale skin, and difficulty breathing are all symptoms.

  • Loss of appetite:
  • The body’s digestion and absorption of food can be affected by cancer. Because of this, you may find yourself eating less and losing weight without even trying.

  • Jaundice:
  • A buildup of bilirubin in the blood causes the skin and eyes to turn yellow, a condition known as jaundice. Pancreatic, gallbladder, and liver cancers are the ones most likely to have this sign.

Conditions Contributing to Gastrointestinal Cancer

Although there are some common causes, gastrointestinal cancers can have a variety of causes. Gastrointestinal cancer’s typical causes are listed below.

  • Age:
  • The likelihood of getting gastrointestinal cancer increases as you grow older. A large number of gastrointestinal cases of cancer are found in people over the age of 50.

  • Diet:
  • The risk of gastrointestinal cancer is known to be significantly influenced by diet. Daily consumption of processed and red meat has been associated with a higher risk of gastrointestinal cancer.

  • Smoking:
  • Numerous cancers, which include those of the gastrointestinal tract, have long been associated with smoking. Gastric (stomach) cancer, esophageal cancer, and pancreatic cancer are all more prevalent in smokers than in non-smokers.

  • Alcohol:
  • Alcoholism has been associated with certain gastrointestinal cancers, including esophageal and liver cancer. Regularly abusing alcohol can raise your risk of developing these cancers.

  • Genetics:
  • Risk factors for developing cancer include a family history of gastrointestinal cancer. An elevated risk for specific gastrointestinal cancer types has been linked to some genetic mutations.

  • Obesity:
  • Obesity and even being overweight can make you more likely to develop certain gastrointestinal cancers, like esophageal cancer.

Specialist in Laparoscopic Surgeries, GI Cancer Surgeries in Mumbai.

Dr. Hemant Jain, Ms.Mch (GI Surgery)., is highly regarded in the field of gastrointestinal (GI) surgery due to his exceptional skill as a surgeon. Patients in Mumbai in need of gastrointestinal cancer surgery would be well-served to see him, as he uses state of the art technologies and genuinely cares for each of his patients and wants to give them the best possible results.

About Dr. Hemant Jain

Patients seeking medical treatment for gastrointestinal surgical treatment in Mumbai increasingly seek out Dr. Hemant Jain Ms Mch (GI surgery), an accomplished and well-respected gastro surgeon. Since he has been operating on gastroenterological patients for many years, those needing surgery for gastrointestinal cancer should choose him because of his skill and experience in Laparoscopic and GI surgery.