Cancer Information

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. The treatment chosen depends on the particular stage of cancer, health of the patient and personal preference.

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Cancer

Click on a ribbon below to learn about Regional Cancer Center's multidisciplinary approach to cancer:

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Breast Cancer

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Colorectal Cancer

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Neuro-Oncology

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Lung Cancer

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Prostate 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.


RCC Support Services

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. In addition to an on-site laboratory, the services offered through the Erie center include pharmacy, radiology, social work, supportive/palliative care, financial counselor and dietitian.