Diagnostic and Treatment Services
Specialized treatment services include:
- Large bowel/colon resection
- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
- Hyperthermic Interperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
- Hepatic arterial
infusion chemotherapy (HAI) for liver tumors
- Radiofrequency ablation
(RFA) for liver tumors
- Anal/sphincter preserving surgery for rectal cancer (preserves the
anus and sphincter muscle and avoids a permanent colostomy bag)
- Sentinel lymph node mapping therapy for melanoma and breast cancer.
Breast conservation surgery with sentinel lymph node mapping is a minimally
- Treatment of advanced tumors of soft tissue (sarcoma), stomach,
pancreas and rectum.
- Whipple procedure
- Minimally invasive radioguided parathyroidectomy
- Videoscopic surgery, including minimally invasive (laparoscopic)
staging and diagnosis. Laparoscopic procedures include: diagnostic laparoscopy;
laparoscopic adrenalectomy;, laparoscopic colon surgery; laparoscopic esphagectomy;
laparoscopic hepatic procedures; laparoscopic nephrectomy; laparoscopic pancreatic
surgery; and laparoscopic small bowel surgery.
Treatment Follow-up and Communication
It's important to communicate with patients, family members and referring physicians.
Throughout the patient's participation in the program, we keep all parties updated
on the course and success of treatment and encourage patients and families to
take an active role in the treatment planning process.
Would you like to schedule an appointment?
If you would like to make an appointment, or if you have a patient who would
benefit from the expertise and treatment we offer, call the
Surgical Oncology office directly at 410-328-7320 or call 1-800-888-8823.
This page was last updated on:
August 5, 2009.
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