Our Cancer Program Treatments

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

Our surgeons utilize the latest minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgical techniques with smaller incisions, which can help reduce discomfort from surgery as well enable faster recovery times. Since 2005, White Plains Hospital has been a regional leader in robotic surgery for oncology patients using the da Vinci® Surgical System.

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

Medical Oncologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. They oversee and coordinate care, providing a comprehensive array of diagnostic, consultative, and therapeutic services. Medical oncologists have specialized training in the use of therapies such as chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biological therapy, immunotherapy, and targeted therapy.

INFUSION SERVICES

White Plains Hospital's Lowenthal Infusion Center provides infusion services to patients with cancer and other chronic conditions that require intravenous treatments, injections, and blood transfusions. The staff includes a dedicated team of oncology nurses with specialized training and certification in chemotherapy administration, as well as dedicated Nurse Practitioners. Infusion patients have immediate access to a medical oncologist.

Amenities at the newly renovated infusion center include: valet parking, Wi-Fi, and refreshments. Each infusion chair is fully adjustable to suit patients’ preferences and includes lighting, temperature, and sound controls.

RADIATION ONCOLOGY

Radiation Oncology utilizes precise doses of radiation to treat tumors with pinpoint accuracy. It can be used alone, or in conjunction with other treatments such as surgery or chemotherapy.

The Cancer Program’s Department of Radiation Oncology combines state-of-the-art therapy using advanced equipment within a comfortable, personal environment.