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Need a Physician?

Your Cancer Team

Cancer Care Coordinator:
An experienced, oncology certified RN with advanced training in cancer care. She works closely with patients and families to coordinate all aspects of care.

Medical Oncologist:
The doctor who plans your chemotherapy treatment, directs your care and monitors your ongoing status.

Cancer Specialists:
Physicians such as gastroenterologists and urologists who diagnose and treat specific cancers like colorectal or prostate.

Surgeon:
The doctor who performs your surgical procedures (biopsy, bowel resection, ostomy) and helps coordinate your care. Board-certified plastic surgeons are available to perform breast reconstruction, if needed.

Anesthesiologist:
The doctor who administers the medicine to put you to sleep or numb the area on which you will be operated.

Pathologist:
The doctor who examines the tissue removed during colonoscopy or surgery to evaluate malignancies and other characteristics.

Case Manager:
The social worker or nurse who discusses what to expect during your hospital stay and sets up support services for when you get home.

Radiation Oncologist: 
The doctor who oversees your radiation treatment.

Clinical Pharmacist:
The pharmacist who works with the medical oncologist to plan chemotherapy regimens for cancer patients in the Infusion Therapy Center.

Infusion Nurse:
Registered nurses who are experienced and skilled professionals with extensive training in infusion therapy and chemotherapy administration.

Oncology Social Worker:
Highly trained and licensed specialists in both case management and counseling available to help patients facing a life-threatening illness.

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