Picture1_edited_edited_edited.png

FIND A CLINIC
Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Centers

In partnership with international hereditary GI cancer organizations, CGA-IGC keeps an updated list of Hereditary GI Cancer Programs. Use the map below to find a center with the expertise needed to diagnose and care for individuals with hereditary GI cancer syndromes.  This map also includes programs providing Pancreatic Surveillance for individuals who have an increased risk for pancreatic cancer.

cropped.jpg
pancreatic cancer.jpg

Global Hereditary GI Cancer Centers

 

Hereditary GI Cancer Centers provide comprehensive services for those who may be at an increased risk of cancer based on family history or genetics. These services include:

  • Genetic counseling & cancer risk assessment

  • Genetic testing

  • Medical specialists familiar with hereditary cancer syndromes, including gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, social workers, and nutritionists

  • High-risk screening, diagnostic & therapeutic services such colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, video capsule endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, MRI/MRCP, MR Enterography, deep enteroscopy, and endoscopic mucosal resection

  • Many of these centers also have access to cutting edge clinical trials

Find a Hereditary GI Cancer Center near you using the map below. You can also find a printable list here.

If there is not a Hereditary GI Cancer Center near you, there may be separate Genetic Counseling services in your area and these can be identified through the National Society of Genetic Counselors: https://findageneticcounselor.nsgc.org/

Global Pancreatic Cancer Surveillance Resources

Approximately 10% of pancreatic cancers are due to a hereditary cause. Candidates for Pancreatic Cancer Surveillance may include:

  • Individuals with a known hereditary syndrome associated with an increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer

  • Individuals with multiple family members who have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), and the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) suggest that patients be cared for at expert centers that provide
a comprehensive, multidisciplinary pancreatic cancer surveillance program. Many of these centers participate in consortiums that encourage collection of
standardized surveillance data to support research efforts aimed at improving pancreatic cancer surveillance. 

 The following links are comprehensive GLOBAL resources for Pancreatic Surveillance Programs:

CGA-IGC Centers

International Cancer of the Pancreas Screening (CAPS) Consortium

Pancreatic Cancer Early Detection (PRECEDE) Consortium

Find a Pancreatic Surveillance Center near you using the map below. 


Blue pins denote hereditary GI cancer centers. Yellow pins denote pancreatic surveillance programs. Use the map menu on the right to filter by location, distance, category, and view details.

If you do not see your center listed here, CGA, LA-GETH, InSiGHT and EHTG members are invited to enter their clinic information here.
To update your clinic information or if you have questions, contact us at info@cgaigc.com.