Cancer Care

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Saint Anne’s Hospital’s Regional Cancer Center gives patients access to a high level of clinical expertise in preventing, diagnosing and treating all types of cancer.

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons nationally accredits Saint Anne’s as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program. It is also accredited in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology. These distinctions are awarded to facilities committed to providing the best in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Services include:

  • Advanced external radiation therapy and brachytherapy, including:
    • Stereotactic radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic body radiation therapy
    • High-dose rate, intensity modulated and image guided radiation therapies
  • Outpatient chemotherapy clinic
  • Access to select national clinical trials 
  • Comprehensive laboratory and pathology services
  • Specialized nutrition, social work, spiritual care, medical interpreter and other support care
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Community health screenings, prevention education and support groups
  • CT, ultrasound and PET/CT, MRI, mobile MRI and mammogram

Inpatient Care
Saint Anne’s also provides a 24-bed St. Dominic Patient Care Unit for cancer patients that require hospitalization, delivering holistic care that addresses a patient’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs. The unit's primary nursing model fosters the valuable relationship between nurse, patient, and patient’s family, creating a comfortable and familiar atmosphere.

Our Locations Include:

  • The Hudner Oncology Center at Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts, which provides comprehensive medical oncology/hematology, radiation oncology, and related professional and support services.
  • Saint Anne's Hospital Regional Cancer Center - Hawthorn, located in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, which provides comprehensive medical oncology/hematology, radiation oncology, and related professional and support services.

Our Team

SEE OUR FULL TEAM OF Cancer Care DOCTORS

Resources

    Senior Adult Oncology Program Brochure Older adults requiring cancer care often have needs unlike their younger counter-parts. Deciding on a plan of care involves input from the Senior Adult Oncology team, as well as the patient and, if desired, family members.
    Colorectal Cancer Study Read our 2014 annual cancer program report, including "Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Treatment: A comparison of Saint Anne’s Hospital patients vs. the national average," by John Yang, MD, chair, Medical Oncology, Saint Anne's Hospital Regional Cancer Center