Medical Oncology involves treatment of cancer with chemicals, biological products and immunotherapy. At the SOMC Cancer Center, we utilize the latest advances in medicine to aggressively treat cancer through drug therapy.
Radiation therapy is the careful use of high energy radiation for the treatment of cancer. The goal of radiation therapy is to deliver a precisely measured dose to the cancerous tumor, while protecting normal tissue around the tumor. Today at the SOMC Cancer Center we offer comprehensive radiation therapy services including
3-D Conformal Therapy
Elekta Linear Accelerator
Radioactive Iodine Treatment
Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR)
Savi Breast High Dose Rate Brachytherapy
Prone Breast Radiation
Hematology is the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the blood and blood forming organs.
Learn more about Hematology at the SOMC Cancer Center.
Genetic testing is a type of medical test that identifies changes in chromosomes, genes, or proteins. Most of the time, testing is used to find changes that are associated with inherited disorders.
Learn more about Genetic Testing at the SOMC Cancer Center.
Clinical trials are research studies involving people. They are the final step in a long process that begins with laboratory research and testing. Clinical trials try to answer specific questions or find ways to prevent, detect, or treat diseases or to improve care for people with diseases.
Learn more about Clinical Trials.