Note: The information on cancer types on the ACRF website is not designed to provide medical or professional advice and is for information only. If you have any health problems or questions please consult your doctor.
Gastrointestinal cancer is a term for the group of cancers that affect the digestive system. This includes:
Treatment will depend on the type of cancer, the stage or its development and other health factors. Treatment commonly includes surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Please click on the links above to find out more about each specific cancer.
1 in 3
men will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 75
is the leading cause of death of children by disease
1 in 4
women will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 75
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