A cancer patient discussing her treatment plan with a nurse.


Surgery offers the best chance to stop many types of cancer, it also is often used in diagnosing, staging and supporting cancer treatment. In addition to the surgical procedures listed on the right, our specialists offer endoscopic surgery and laser surgery.


Chemotherapy is the use of anticancer drugs to treat cancerous cells.

Interventional oncology

Interventional oncology allows for targeted and minimally invasive cancer treatment. Many procedures can be done on an outpatient basis.

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