GI Cancer Prevention Program

At the GI Cancer Prevention Program, we help patients assess and reduce their risk of developing cancers of the colon, small intestine, stomach, pancreas, liver, and esophagus. Features of our program include:

Highly trained specialists - The expert gastroenterologists and other specialists on our team have extensive experience evaluating and treating patients who are at risk of developing gastrointestinal (GI) cancers.

Advanced treatments and research - Our program incorporates the latest medical technology, some of which our doctors have personally helped to develop. Our team also participates in pioneering research that advances detection and treatment of precancerous conditions, as well as early detection and minimally invasive treatment of early stage gastrointestinal cancers.

Collaborative care - We work closely with other Stanford programs including Cancer Genetics, Surgery and Radiology in order to provide our patients with comprehensive care.

Am I a candidate for the GI Cancer Prevention Program?

We care for patients who have any level of risk for gastrointestinal cancers. You may be a candidate for the GI Cancer Prevention Program if you:

  • Have a personal and/or family history of GI cancers
  • Have or have had a pre-cancerous growth[s]such as colon polyps
  • Have pre-cancerous growth[s] that are difficult to remove during routine endoscopy
  • Have been diagnosed with a condition (genetic or other) that requires frequent monitoring
  • Have a complex case that has been difficult to manage
  • Have been told by your doctor that you have an increased risk of developing a GI cancer
  • Are concerned about your risk of developing a GI cancer for other reasons

The GI Cancer Prevention Program is available at the following location:

For Patients

Please confirm the location of your appointment as our doctors and staff see patients at multiple locations.


For endoscopic procedures:

  • You will receive written preparation instructions from the clinic or your doctor.
  • Please ensure that your referring doctor has obtained and faxed insurance authorization for your procedure to 650-723-8305.

Call us to make an appointment


For Health Care Professionals


Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.


Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.

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