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At The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
, we are dedicated to providing the finest technology and cancer treatment, customized for each individual. In today’s rapidly changing world of cancer research and almost daily breakthroughs, cancer treatment is now based on many different factors including family history, genetics, tumor size and tumor stage.
In addition to medical treatment, our physicians believe strongly in the effectiveness of emotional and spiritual support. We offer resources to help our patients and their families during their journey with cancer.
Cancer Treatment – Medical Oncology
All locations of The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders offer cancer treatment, or medical oncology
, with cancer-fighting medicine that can be swallowed (pills or liquid), injected, or given intravenously. Physicians specializing in this area are called medical oncologists. Chemotherapy
, immunologic therapies, targeted therapies, and clinical trials are different types of cancer treatment included in the category of medical oncology.
High Risk Breast Cancer Surveillance Clinic
For those who have had a breast biopsy with cancer cells identified or who have been told they have the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation, Dr. Robyn Young leads the Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth high risk breast cancer surveillance clinic offering close monitoring for these patients. For more information on this service, call 817.820.4868.
Cancer Treatment – Radiation Oncology
Our locations in Fort Worth, Burleson, and Weatherford provide cancer treatment, or radiation oncology, in which beams of radiation destroy or reduce tumors. This is also called radiation therapy. The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders offers the following types of radiation therapy:
Medical Services to Assist In Cancer Treatment
- External Beam Radiation Therapy with IMRT
- MammoSite Therapy
- CyberKnife System® Robotic Radiosurgery
At many of our locations, we provide a wide range of medical services in addition to cancer treatment. Having these services in a single location can be very helpful for patients and their family.
- Radiology (X-ray)
- CT Scanning
- Nuclear Imaging
- Laboratory Services
- Pain Management
Our physicians believe strongly in the need for support of all kinds, along with medical treatment, during a patient’s journey with cancer. Here is a list of services available at many of our locations:
- Nutritional Counseling
- Genetic Counseling
- Moving Forward Program
- Massage Therapy
- Psychology Services
- Social/Financial Services
- Educational Programs
- Spiritual Support
- Cancer Support Groups