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. White Plains Hospital is using the latest in diagnostic tools to detect cancer at earlier stages, making the disease more manageable.
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.
FIND A PHYSICIAN AT THE CENTER FOR CANCER CARE
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 also have access to a medical oncologist if needed.
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.
For more information on infusion services call 914-849-7500
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. To learn more about the Cancer Program’s Department of Radiation Oncology click here.
INTERVENTIONAL ONCOLOGY (IO)
IO is a subspecialty of interventional radiology (IR) that uses image guidance to perform minimally invasive procedures or interventions in an effort to diagnose, treat and cure patients with variety of cancers. Interventional oncology is the fastest growing area in IR and has been recognized as another pillar of oncologic care, together with radiation oncology, med oncology, and surgery oncology.
Interventional treatments are highly focused, direct and targeted which results in greater potency of doses to the tumor with improved sparing of normal non-cancerous tissue.
To learn more about the Center for Cancer Care's Interventional Oncology Service, click here.