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The Cancer Care Team
Our Team of Board Certified Therapists shares a passion and commitment to care for the needs of our cancer patients, and to provide them with the best treatment technology has to offer while at the same time, providing the compassion and care our patients need and deserve.
PHYSICS AND DOSIMETRY TEAM
Our Physicists and Dosimetrist are Board Certified, and highly skilled in planning the radiation treatment for our cancer patients, in collaboration with our Radiation Oncology physicians.
Our Registered Nurse works closely with both the patient and the entire oncology team to ensure that the experience and care of our patients at the Cancer Institute is very positive and fulfilling.
Our Nurse Navigators work closely with patients to ensure their tests and consultations are performed promptly. They work closely with physicians and tumor registry to insure appropriate care.
Our Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist works with our patients and physicians to help meet the very specific dietary and nutritional needs of a cancer patient to ensure the best quality of life is achieved while undergoing treatment and survival.
Our Registered Physical Therapist works with our patients and physicians to help meet the physical impacts of cancer to ensure the best quality of life is achieved while undergoing treatment and recovery.
Our Psycho-Social Team is here to work with our patients and physicians to help with the psychological effects of cancer, and is also available to assist with other needs such as impact to family and finances. They also seek to create healing while restoring a psychological balance.
Our Certified Tumor Registrars play a very important role in maintaining our accreditation with the American College of Surgery Commission on Cancer; NAPBC: NQMBC. This work is essential in tracking and trending treatments and outcomes to help us continuously improve the quality of care we provide and ensure we remain current with the most advanced techniques and industry changes.