Quality first in cancer care: HealthGrades has designated Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence
Lourdes carries forth a serious and expanding commitment to the latest in prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up in cancer care. Responding directly to both the medical and personal-human need of its patients, the Lourdes program takes advantage of a coordinated, collaborative team approach.
With the expertise of surgical services helping to lead a group effort for many cases, patients get the latest clinical services and top additional referral as needed. This results in an exceptional opportunity for patients: an experienced, knowledgeable staff delivering the current standards in cancer care in a nearby teaching hospital set in the community.
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Learn more about these areas of special focus in cancer at Lourdes:
- lung cancer
- breast cancer
- urologic cancer
- gynecologic cancer
- colorectal and other gastrointestinal cancers
- thyroid cancer
Learn more about cancer treatment through robotic surgery.
Lourdes cancer services follow evidence-based guidelines of care including those set forth by the NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network).
Special features of the Lourdes cancer program:
- performance recognition and coordination
- a multidisciplinary team means cancer committee meetings for each patient’s case
- clinical trials
- dedicated nurse navigator to help coordinate care and services for patients
- emotional, physical and aesthetic support
Cancer specialist David A. Berg, MD, serves as the Cancer Liaison Physician at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center. Learn more.