If you have recently been told you have or are suspected of having cancer you will have already met some of the people involved in your care. These health professionals work within a team which is called a specialist Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) which is based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. The members of the Upper GI MDT are experts at treating and managing cancer. They are involved with your investigations, diagnosis and treatment.
Oesophago-Gastric Cancers (OG)
- Oesophagus (gullet)
- Gastric (stomach)
Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Cancers
- Bile duct
Your Consultant will provide you with information about your diagnosis and the diagnostic tests you will have before being referred to other specialist teams for treatment.
Mr Loveena Sredharan
Surgery is performed at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge. Your Consultant will provide you with information about surgery and continue to monitor your progress during and after surgery.
|Clinical Nurse Specialists
The Nurse Specialist Team will be your keyworker from the point of your diagnosis, providing information, advice and support about your diagnosis and treatment. Your keyworker may change depending on your treatment plan.
Contact number: 01603 288845 / 01603 288865
Contact number: 01603 288844
Your Oncology Team will provide you with information about chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments and will monitor your progress throughout your treatment. The Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist will be your keyworker throughout your oncology treatment providing support and advice.
|Oncology Consultants||Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Contact Number: 01603 288774
Sonia Baker – 01603 288634
Helen Lucas – 01603 288850
|Patient Pathway Coordinator
To Be Confirmed
Patient Support Services
Oesophageal Patients Association (OPA)
The OPA is a national charitable organisation providing support and advice for patients and their families/carers who undergo surgery for oesophageal cancer.
There are local patient representatives available to provide support for patients and families/carer before and after surgery. Please contact the Oesophago-Gastric Nurse Specialists for further details.
Tel 0121 704 9860