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Cancer Care

Saint Anne's Hospital Regional Cancer Center
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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 and has earned the Women’s Choice Award® in 2016 and 2017 as one of America’s “Best Hospitals for Cancer Care.” 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
  • Specialized Senior Adult Oncology program, tailored specifically for older adults
  • Access to select national clinical trials 
  • Comprehensive laboratory and pathology services
  • Specialized nutrition, social work, spiritual care, medical interpreter and other support care
  • Hospice care
  • Community health screenings, prevention education and support groups
  • CT, ultrasound and PET/CT, MRI, mobile MRI and mammogram

Inpatient Care
Saint Anne’s provides specialized care for cancer patients who require hospitalization, delivering holistic care that addresses a patient’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Our St. Dominic 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, Fall River, MA.
  • Saint Anne's Hospital Regional Cancer Center-Dartmouth campus, Dartmouth, MA

Both centers provide comprehensive medical oncology/hematology, radiation oncology, and related professional and support services.

Our Team

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.
    Breast Cancer Study Read our 2015 annual cancer program report, including "Breast Cancer Incidence and Treatment for 2015: A Comparison of Saint Anne’s Hospital Patients vs. the National Average," by Nancy McKinney, MD, Medical Oncologist, Saint Anne's Hospital Regional Cancer Center