Medical oncology services are provided by an experienced team who knows
cancer is not a one-person battle. Our dedicated team of physicians, nurses
and healthcare providers are committed to offering our patients personalized
care in a compassionate and nurturing environment. Chemotherapy is
provided in an area that overlooks our rooftop tranquility garden for
cancer patients to enjoy while receiving treatment. The Infusion Center
is staffed with experienced chemotherapy nurses as well.
We provide access to a highly-trained and specialized clinical staff on
our inpatient oncology unit. There are 13 chemotherapy nurses on the unit.
Each nurse is specially trained and has attended special courses to
Our radiation oncology team uses state-of-the-art technology, including the Elekta
infinity linear accelerator, to treat patients. The infinity enables faster, more
accurate treatments. its features include intensitymodulated radiation therapy
(IMRT) and image-guided radiation therapy (iGRT). The use of infinity is supported
by sophisticated treatment planning stations, physics and dosimetry quality
assurance instrumentation and software. Adjacent to the radiation therapy
department is a state-of-the-art positron emission tomography and computed
tomography (PET/CT) scanner.
Surgery plays an important role in the diagnosing and staging of cancer. Our
surgery team is comprised of highly trained healthcare professionals, including
specialty trained physicians, registered nurses, certified registered nurse
anesthetists and other healthcare support personnel.
We provide a full arsenal of diagnostic imaging equipment used in the fight
against cancer. Diagnostic imaging equipment includes:
WOMEN'S IMAGING & BREAST CENTER
Recognized as a center of excellence, our Women’s Imaging and Breast Center
provides advanced diagnostic services and greater comfort. The Women’s
Imaging and Breast Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology.
Listed below are some of the advanced diagnostic capabilities we offer, which are
used to detect cancer in the earliest stages:
PATIENT NAVIGATION & SOCIAL SERVICES
Our patient navigator ensures each cancer patient receives continuity of care
from the first appointment with their oncologist. As a registered nurse, our patient
navigator is a patient’s personal cancer care coach, assisting each patient
through treatment, recovery and survivorship. Areas of assistance include:
The patient navigator helps remove barriers to cancer treatment for our patients
so that they are able to keep their appointments, follow their treatment regimens
and receive the support they need. The patient navigator and social workers are
available to assist patients and their families as needed while navigating through
their journey to recovery.
DIETARY & NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT
Good nutrition and healthy eating is essential to having the necessary energy to
fight cancer. Clinical dieticians on staff help patients maintain their nutrition in
order to maximize their strength while undergoing treatment. Recommendations
are made to address the side effects of cancer treatment and to provide maximum
See our nutrition guides below:
Additional Cancer Resources