Lourdes medical oncologists work together with their colleagues in surgery, radiation oncology and related fields to provide patients the very best treatment options.
Drug protocols and new chemotherapeutic agents become available literally every day. That is why it is important to have physicians who are up to date with the latest advances for cancer treatment. There are now treatments for some cancers were few were available before, offering greater hope, fewer risks, and better outcomes.
In the past, doctors treated all cancers the same. Now they know that cancers behave differently and it is best to define the specific type of cancer and develop and individualized treatment plan. In addition, doctors are combining drugs with other therapies, or staging treatments in particular ways in order to obtain the best result.
Lourdes medical oncologists working at the Lourdes Cancer Center at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County are active participants in regular tumor boards, where patient cases are discussed and treatment plans are developed.
The Mind-Body ConnectionIn addition, Lourdes medical oncologists from Burlington County Hematology-Oncology Associates offer integrative services right in their Westampton, New Jersey offices. There, a certified Reiki Master provides the energy-based practice as well as counseling services in a dedicated suite to patients and their caregivers. In addition, they also provide a certified hospice and palliative care nurse who provides massage therapy.
To locate a Lourdes medical oncologist, call 1-888-LOURDES.