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G.I. Cancer Screening & Diagnostics

Nearly 250,000 people are diagnosed each year with gastrointestinal cancers — cancers of the esophagus, stomach, bile duct, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, intestines, colon, rectum (colorectal cancer) and anus. Our GI program is well-equipped to handle the diverse range of these malignancies. 

From colonoscopies and genetic testing for hereditary cancers to high-resolution CT scans, screening tests help detect GI cancer when it’s most treatable. Similar approaches are used for the diagnosis and staging of these diseases.

Using advanced imaging technology, our team of experienced radiology and interventional-radiology specialists can provide a detailed evaluation of each patient’s condition. When cancer is detected, this technology helps enable our physicians to determine a precise treatment plan for the individual. 

Gastrointestinal Cancer Screening & Diagnostics

Colorectal cancer detection, diagnosis and advanced testing services at Sarasota Memorial include:

Sarasota Memorial uses a multidisciplinary approach to performing complex and minimally invasive surgery for gastrointestinal cancers and conditions.

Outpatient G.I. Screening & Testing Locations

Sarasota Memorial offers G.I. cancer screening and advanced testing at 8 convenient locations in Sarasota County. To make an appointment, please call 941-917-7322.

Sarasota Memorial Endoscopy Center at Hillview
1852 Hillview St.
Sarasota, FL 34239

Sarasota Memorial Health Care Center at Heritage Harbour
1040 River Heritage Blvd.
Bradenton, FL 34212

Sarasota Memorial Health Care
Center at University Parkway

5350 University Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34243

Sarasota Memorial Hospital (main campus)
1700 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239

Sarasota Memorial Health Care
Center at Clark Road

5880 Rand Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34238

Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Venice
2600 Laurel Road E.
North Venice, FL 34275

Sarasota Memorial Health Care Center at Venice
997 N. US 41 Bypass
Venice, FL 34285

Sarasota Memorial Health Care Center & ER at North Port
2345 Bobcat Village Center Rd.
North Port, FL 34288

Is Screening Right for You?

Discuss digestive health screening options with your physician to determine whether you should get screened and which screenings are right for you. Options to ask about include a regular screening colonoscopy, genetic counseling and genetic testing for hereditary cancers.

If you experience a sudden, severe or chronic gastrointestinal issue that hasn’t been previously diagnosed, don’t wait. Get tested. 

GI testing requires a physician’s order, but if you don’t have a physician, our HealthLine team will be happy to help you with a referral at 941-917-7777.

Awards & Honors

  • Rated as a High Performer (top 12% in the nation) for Colon Cancer Surgery, US News 2020-2021

  • The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has awarded Sarasota Memorial a certificate of recognition for promoting quality in endoscopy.

  • Sarasota Memorial Cancer Institute is fully accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. Sarasota Memorial has maintained continuous Commission on Cancer accreditation since 1988.