Each year, the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Texas Medical Center helps thousands of patients find hope and healing.
Our affiliated doctors and specialists in a variety of disciplines work together to improve survival rates and quality of life for people with cancer. Through diagnosis based on extensive knowledge and experience and treatment delivered using advanced technology, we provide exceptional, effective care.
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Teaching Hospital Cancer Program
The Cancer Center at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is credentialed as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
This approval means our Centers meet national standards that have been established to ensure cancer patients receive the best care. Commission approval is given only after a thorough on-site evaluation process and performance review. To maintain approval, our Centers undergo an on-site review every three years.
Cancer Center Highlights
Highlights of the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Texas Medical Center include:
- Surgical and medical oncology
- Nurse practitioners
- Oncology nurse navigator
- Symptom management
- Genetic counseling and testing
- Radiation therapy services
- Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
- Chemotherapy services with 20 outpatient infusion suites
- Dedicated research laboratory
- Dedicated pharmacy
- Physical, emotional and spiritual support
- Dietitian, cancer educator, chaplain, social worker and financial counselor
- Clinical trials
- 16 clinic rooms for privacy and comfort
- Nurse practitioners
The Center provides expertise in the following areas:
Personalized Cancer Care
Oncologists and researchers at Memorial Hermann-TMC and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School have taken cancer treatment to the next level, using advanced techniques to break down an individual's specific tumor or tumors at a molecular level so we can offer specific, personalized treatments to deliver the best possible outcomes.
Anticancer agents small enough to work inside living cells have revolutionized cancer treatment, dramatically expanding our arsenal against the disease. By identifying and binding to primary and metastatic cancer cells, the biological agents operate more selectively, with improved effectiveness and reduced toxicity.
Together with our affiliated physicians, specially trained staff and nurses, the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Texas Medical Center offers leading cancer care personalized to meet the specific needs of each patient who passes through our doors.