Statistics indicate that many of us will be touched by cancer during our lifetime, either as a personal diagnosis or through the diagnosis of a family member or loved one. Knowing this, it is important to understand the various treatment options available right here in your very own community. Whether you are newly diagnosed, or are seeking treatment for a loved one, take comfort in knowing that Sturdy Memorial Hospital is equipped to provide care to you and your family during all stages of your cancer journey.
At Sturdy Memorial Hospital, we offer a wide range of cancer treatment options to provide the best possible outcomes. Our certified oncology nurses, nurse navigators, surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists work together to provide you with a treatment plan specific to your diagnosis.
Our surgeons are experienced in treating cancers of the breast, head and neck, lung, and skin as well as the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and gynecologic systems. Surgeries are conducted here at our hospital using a multidisciplinary approach to care for you during both pre-and post-operative care.
Our medical oncologists are experts in using diagnostic information to plan and manage your treatment in ways that are specific to your diagnosis. Whether you need chemotherapy, hormone therapy, biologics or other targeted therapies, it is our goal to ensure you are kept as comfortable as possible.
For patients undergoing infusion therapies, we encourage you to bring friends and family to help pass your time in our therapeutic outpatient oncology clinic.
Sturdy Memorial Hospital's partnership with Brigham and Women's/Sturdy Memorial Radiation Oncology Center in Mansfield makes it easy for you to access the highest level of cancer care in an easily accessible, state-of-the-art facility. We offer standard radiation therapy as well as:
- Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
- Cone Beam CT (CBCT)
- Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
- Respiratory Gating
If you or a loved one is diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illnesses, our palliative care services at Sturdy are available to provide relief from symptoms caused by the disease. If you have questions or are interested in learning more, we encourage you and your family members to discuss palliative care options available with your care team.