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Winthrop University Hospital

Medical Oncology

In collaboration with the Institute for Cancer Care�s multidisciplinary cancer specialists, Winthrop's Board Certified medical oncologists and hematologists provide high-quality, leading-edge compassionate care for inpatients and outpatients with all forms of cancer and blood diseases. They also ensure that patients and families have access to comprehensive care for physical, psychological, emotional needs.

Conditions Treated

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brain Cancers
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colorectal/Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancers
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Liver and Bile Duct Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma and Hodgkin�s Disease
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplasias
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders including Polycythemia
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sarcomas of Bone and Soft Tissues
  • Stomach Cancer

Winthrop's Medical Oncologists have wide-ranging experience with the latest cancer therapies, including:

  • The newest forms of chemotherapy
  • Targeted agents, including tyrosine kinase inhibitors, monoclonal antibodies and epigenetic agents.
  • Anti-angiogenesis agents
  • Radiation sensitizing treatments
  • Medications to minimize the troublesome effects of cancer and its treatment, including anti-nausea agents and blood cell growth factors.
  • In addition to designing and implementing highly personalized treatment plans, the medical oncology team participates actively in nationwide clinical research trials of the latest treatment regimens, affording patients access to cutting-edge therapy.

    Chemotherapeutic agents and regimens are selected based upon the individual�s specific diagnosis, disease stage, age and lifestyle. In addition to chemotherapy, transfusion services and apheresis treatments are provided. Appropriate patients may also benefit from the Hospital�s Autologous Stem Cell Transplant Program, which involves the collection of stem cells prior to the administration of extremely high doses of chemotherapy.
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