The following resources can help you locate an expert near you.
- The organization, Collaborative Group of the Americas-Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancer (CGA-IGC) keeps an updated list of hospitals and programs with hereditary gastrointestinal and pancreatic cancer screening programs for high-risk people.
- The American College of Gastroenterology has a search tool to help you find a gastroenterologist by specialty.
Other ways to find experts
- The National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer centers deliver cutting-edge cancer care to patients in communities across the United States. Most centers have specialized screening and prevention centers for high risk people. Find a center near you and learn about its specific research capabilities, programs, and initiatives.
- Register for the FORCE Message Boards to get referrals from other members. Once you register, you can post on the Find a Specialist board to connect with other people who share your situation.
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Gastroenterologists are experts who specialize in the gastrointestinal (GI) system. They perform screening for GI cancers, including stomach, small and large intestine, colorectal and pancreas. People at high risk for these cancers are recommended to receive their screening and centers that specialize in high-risk patients.
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