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Regional Cancer Center provides a comprehensive approach to the evaluation and treatment of patients with cancer. Collaboration between radiation oncologists and physicians at UPMC Hamot and Saint Vincent Hospital helps to provide patients a multidisciplinary perspective on their diagnosis and treatment options.
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Cancer
Click on a ribbon below to learn about Regional Cancer Center's multidisciplinary approach to cancer:
Cancer By Type
While some cancer diagnoses are best served with a multi-specialty approach that includes evaluations from a variety of clinical perspectives, others are best managed by a single physician.
Search the National Cancer Institutes (NCI) database for detailed information on cancer prevention, screening and treatment.
Most advances in the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with cancer have occurred because of research studies called "clinical trials" or "protocols." Clinical trials are designed to help health care professionals test new approaches to the diagnosis, treatment or prevention of cancer.
A wide variety of imaging capabilities at Regional Cancer Center contribute to the diagnosis of cancer and the monitoring of treatment progress. A variety of machines and techniques allow doctors to look at the structures and activities inside the body.
Preparing For Your Visit
Learn about what you should expect from a cancer diagnosis, questions to ask your doctor, understand the treatment options available to you, and get to know the resources available in our community.
Resources at RCC
An experience with cancer can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. To help patients and families meet these challenges, Regional Cancer Center offers a full range of services addressing the medical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs that may arise.