Cancer Services


The physician guiding your care will consider your type of cancer, the stage of cancer, other aspects of your medical condition, and your personal preferences when planning your treatment. You can count on Deaconess Cancer Services to meet your needs.
Deaconess Cancer Services has a highly educated and well-trained team that works together with you to design and deliver the best treatment plan for you.
  • Traditional and minimally invasive surgical treatment
  • Infusion is prescribed when a patient's condition cannot be treated effectively by oral medications. 
  • Radiation Therapy - Your radiation team will design an individualized treatment plan prior to your arrival. 
  • da Vinci Surgery is a breakthrough in surgical technology, allowing surgeons to use a minimally invasive approach, even when performing complex surgical procedures. 
  • Hyperthermic IntraPeritoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) is an advanced chemotherapy treatment. This type of treatment is an option for patients with cancer located in the peritoneal cavity. HIPEC delivers a heated chemotherapy solution straight to the abdominal cavity. This is done after a surgeon has removed all visible tumors.What are common problems seen during cancer treatment? 
What are common problems seen during cancer treatment? 
  • Chronic and acute pain
  • Impaired mobility from deconditioning, weakness or loss of flexibility
  • Difficulty performing daily task or activities 
  • Lymphedema (swelling)
  • Energy management issues
  • Safety/cognitive concerns (evaluation of assistive devices and adaptive equipment) 
  • Spine and brain injuries due to cancer 
  • Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing

Most treatments are available at multiple locations. Patients are cared for in an outpatient setting at Deaconess Clinic Downtown and the Chancellor Center. Inpatient care is provided by our physicians, and oncology health professionals at Deaconess Hospital and Deaconess Gateway Hospital.

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