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Cancer Center

Memorial Hermann Cancer Center - Memorial City

925 Gessner Rd, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77024
  • Mon 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tue 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wed 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thu 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Located in Medical Plaza 4

General Information

From routine cancer screenings to complex treatment, the Cancer Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial City brings together skill, leading-edge technology and the most modern care available. We offer a continuum of diagnostic, treatment and support services designed with the needs of cancer patients in mind.

Patients have access to a team of oncology specialists, which may include affiliated surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and radiologists, depending on their disease. Additionally, a dedicated Oncology Nurse Navigator assists patients and caregivers in the transition from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. 

We specialize in the following cancers: 

*The rectal cancer program at Memorial Hermann Memorial City has been awarded accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC).

Our comprehensive oncology services include:

Radiation Therapy Expertise at our Cancer Center

Memorial Hermann Cancer Center - Memorial CityThe Memorial Hermann Cancer Center - Memorial City is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC). This distinction is presented to programs with cancer services striving to uphold the highest standard of care for their patients.

At the Cancer Center, we use a spectrum of advanced radiation technologies and techniques designed to treat tumors accurately and effectively, while reducing side effects. 

Radiation therapy services include:

The Center houses two linear accelerators, the TrueBeamTM and the TrueBeamTM STx which targets tumors with higher doses of radiation while preserving healthy surrounding tissue.

Prostate Cancer Treatment using the Hydrogel System

As part of the prostate cancer treatment program, our Cancer Center offer high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy as well as external beam radiotherapy using a hydrogel spacer system. HDR brachytherapy is a powerful form of radiation therapy that can cut the usual treatment time of five weekly treatments for eight weeks down to just two treatments. The hydrogel system can decrease the probability of rectal injury during radiation.

Clinicians at the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center - Memorial City

Shariq Khwaja

Dr. Shariq Khwaja, MD, PHD

Radiation Oncology

The Continuum of Cancer Care - Cancer Rehabilitation

The Memorial Hermann Cancer Center - Memorial City partners with TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation - Memorial City to offer the best in cancer rehabilitation. TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation offers a variety of cancer survivors specialized therapy programs in the outpatient setting. Whether survivors are newly diagnosed or long finished with cancer treatments TIRR Memorial Hermann has one goal in mind, getting patients back to the life they love and integrated back into their communities. 

Patient and Community Resources

Personalized Support

Our dedicated Oncology Nurse Navigator helps patients and caregivers during the cancer treatment process and beyond. The Oncology Nurse Navigator is an expert oncology clinician and patient/client advocate who addresses patient and family education, and serves as a liaison throughout the continuum of care.

Lindig Family Cancer Resource Center

The Lindig Family Cancer Resource Center is available for patients, their loved ones and the community to provide information, support groups, classes and resources to help in the fight against cancer.

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Parking Information

The skybridge on the 3rd floor of the parking garage provides access to Medical Plaza 4. The Cancer Center is on first floor. Surface lot parking is also available and is accesible by Gessner.

Cancer Journal

The Memorial Hermann Cancer Journal focuses on the Memorial Hermann cancer system and its affiliated cancer experts; prevention, treatment and research initiatives; patient outcomes; and survivorship programs.

Cancer Rehabilitation

TIRR Memorial Hermann and the Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Network offer comprehensive rehabilitation for those affected by cancer in the inpatient, outpatient rehabilitation and outpatient medical clinic settings.

Support Groups

Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers offer a variety of classes, events and support groups to care for the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs that patients, survivors and caregivers have along the cancer journey.