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Memorial Hermann Cancer Center - Southwest

7600 Beechnut Street, Houston, TX 77074
  • Mon 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tue 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wed 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thu 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Fri 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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            General Information

            Board certified medical oncologists affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest are available to coordinate treatment by establishing and evaluating the cancer diagnosis and determining the cancer's stage. They then provide cancer patients with expert guidance about their options, develop the optimal treatment plan around the patient's individual goals of care, and continue to monitor their progress through survivorship.

            We specialize in the following cancers:

            Treatments

            Our treatment services include:

            Support Services

            In addition to highly personalized physical care, the care team at the Cancer Center also provides emotional support and support services during the entire course of each patient’s treatment. Nutritionists and social workers support the physicians and nurses, assisting patients through recovery and healing.

            Our support services include:

            Surgical and Medical Oncology

            Board certified medical oncologists affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest are available to coordinate treatment by establishing and evaluating the cancer diagnosis and determining the cancer's stage. They then provide cancer patients with expert guidance about their options, develop the optimal treatment plan around the patient's individual goals of care, and continue to monitor their progress through survivorship.

            Medical oncologists may recommend treating cancer by surgery or radiation therapy or by suggesting medical treatments such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy, monoclonal antibody therapy or other biological agents designed to arrest cancer growth.

            With over 10,000 laparoscopic procedures performed since 2003, the surgeons at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital are experts in minimally invasive surgery utilizing both robotic-assisted and advanced laparoscopic techniques along with the most current advanced technologies and the support of dedicated, credentialed staff for elective invasive interventions and 24-hour emergent procedures.

            In fact, we were one of the first hospitals in Houston to perform many of these advanced surgeries. The hospital's OR is noted for its capacity for accommodating advanced laparoscopic, robotic, and image-guided procedures, including single port access and scarless surgery.

            Physicians & Nurses

            The physicians at the Cancer Center are board certified in radiation oncology and have extensive experience in treating all types of adult cancer patients. Many of our oncology nurses have completed national certification in oncology nursing and earned the credential OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse), the gold standard for oncology nurses. Our team strives to make every patient and family comfortable with the treatment process by addressing their questions and concerns in a personal and professional manner.

            Breast Nurse Navigator

            A diagnosis of breast cancer means that many patients and their families must make quick choices about a subject they find scary and overwhelming. Memorial Hermann Southwest offers the Nurse Navigator program breast cancer patients, a complimentary service, to help make this difficult journey less confusing and less complicated.

            The Breast Nurse Navigator specializes in oncology and acts as a patient client advocate and go-to person when patients have questions or need help navigating an often complicated medical system.

            The Breast Nurse Navigator works with the cancer care team throughout the patient's time with Memorial Hermann Southwest. We're committed to providing our patients with the information and support needed to make informed decisions that can help increase the chance to live a long, productive life.

            When you need help finding your way, call our Cancer Center Mainline at (713) 456-4028 and ask for the Breast Nurse Navigator.

            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.