Treating Musculoskelelal Cancers at St. Vincent's
The healthcare team at the St. Vincent's Elizabeth M. Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to treating musculoskeletal cancers.
If cancer is detected, depending on the stage of the cancer, there are several types of treatment available: radiation therapy , chemotherapy and surgery.
St. Vincent's healthcare team employs a comprehensive care approach to treating patients that addresses the medical, surgical and psychological needs of cancer patients and their families. From diagnosis to treatment to support and survivorship skills, our team, led by physicians, surgeons, radiation and medical oncologists, technicians, nurses and support staff, work collaboratively to determine individualized treatment options leading to the most optimal results for you.
You will always be treated with compassion and with the philosophy of treating the whole person – mind, body and spirit – not just the cancer. Compassionate care is our mission.
The Elizabeth M. Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care
The Elizabeth M. Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care is accredited with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
Criteria for accreditation include a relationship with the American Cancer Society (ACS) and a representative from the ACS is a member of our Hospital Committee on Cancer.
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