At Methodist Hospital, we offer the full range of services, including:
- Early detection cancer screenings
- Radiation therapy [link to Radiation Oncology page]
- Reconstructive surgery
- Pain management
Methodist Hospital's diagnostic tests include;
- CT scans
- MRI scans
- PET (Positron Emission Tomography
- Nuclear imaging.
Specialists also perform stereotactic ultrasound or CT guided-needle biopsies for selected patients.
Breast Diagnostic Options
Women with any suspicious breast lump or calcification have a range of biopsy choices: Ultrasound-guided core biopsy to obtain small samples from a breast lump; Stereotactic core-needle biopsy, which removes small samples of a breast lump or calcification; and Excisional biopsy, which involves surgical removal of the entire grouping of a lump or calcification.
Medical Oncology Expertise
Patients at Methodist Hospital have direct access to the latest medical therapies for every type of cancer. The dedicated inpatient cancer unit admits patients for infusional chemotherapy. Individuals who can receive therapy in an outpatient setting are cared for in private rooms, where family members can keep their loved ones company.
Advanced Radiation Oncology