Types & Treatments
Cancer types & treatments
A collaborative approach means we bring together area specialists to ensure we’re offering the very latest treatment options, resources, and support to treat the most common cancers.
- Rectal (anal cancer)
- Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
- Hodgkin Disease
- Head and neck cancer
- Urinary System (kidney/renal cancer and bladder cancer)
- Brain & CNS
- Blood & Bone Marrow (Leukemia and Myeloma)
- Female genital cancers (cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer)
- Male genital cancers (testicular cancer, penile cancer)
Cancer treatment options
The choice of cancer treatments is influenced by several factors, including the specific characteristics of your cancer; your overall condition; and whether the goal of treatment is to cure your cancer, keep your cancer from spreading, or to relieve the symptoms caused by cancer.
Thanks to improvements in testing and technology, treatment options are increasing each year. One or more treatments may be used; in fact, it’s common to use several treatments at the same time or in sequence with the goal of preventing recurrence.
The most common options include:
- Radiation therapy with a personal touch St. Luke’s Nassif Radiation Center makes life easier for cancer patients The first day of radiation therapy can be intimidating—even frightening—for patients. So Mallory Delagardelle, radiation therapist at the Albert G. & Helen Radiation Center, says her first priority is to reassure them. “A lot of patients are nervous because they don’t know what to expect. So ... Read more