Mind, Body and Spirit
Dignity Health Cancer Institute is committed to
treating the whole person—mind, body and spirit
Even with the great progress that has been made in early detection as well as treatment, cancer is a word no one ever wants to hear. If you’ve been diagnosed, Dominican Hospital is here to help, offering a state-of-the-art infusion center, navigation, and survivorship services at the Katz Cancer Resource Center. Lung cancer screening and other programs are available for the support you need.
Treating Cancer By Treating Yourself
We treat cancer with a team of doctors, nurses, and other health professionals who work together to help anyone diagnosed with cancer to face their journey with dignity and grace.
We offer a full range of cancer diagnosis and treatment options including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy to treat:
- Breast cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Colon cancer
- Lung cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Skin cancer
Dominican Hospital is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, and we provide a range of advanced services based on nationally established standards of care for quality cancer treatment.
- Chemotherapy: We offer chemotherapy inside our Dominican Infusion Center, featuring 15 private infusion bays around a large central nursing station. It’s always our goal to make you as comfortable as possible so each private space has a recliner, a guest chair, a flat screen TV and a DVD player.
- Nuclear Medicine: Our nuclear medicine department offers multiple diagnostic and therapeutic tools and treatments for cancer care. PET/CT and Spect gamma cameras allow board certified Radiologist to determine the how best to approach and treat the specific cancer. Therapeutic treatments of specific cancers are performed in nuclear medicine and are minimally invasive and typically very little discomfort.
- Radiation Therapy: Targeted radiation therapy is utilized to shrink or eradicate tumors. Our radiation oncology department offers 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (3DCRT), Intensity modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Stereotactic Body Radiosurgery (SBRT), prostate seed implants, and superficial skin cancer treatments. We utilize state of the art radiation treatment planning and delivery systems, which allow precise tumor targeting, while maximally sparing surrounding normal tissues.
Katz Cancer Resource Center
The Bennett & Suzy Katz Cancer Resource Center at Dominican Hospital offers you and your loved ones a place to get the support you need, providing access to information and services related to all aspects of cancer care. Our staff includes certified oncology nurses and patient navigators to help your sort through any questions you may have after a diagnosis. They also help coordinate care and refer you to support services.
Lung Cancer Screening Program
Lung cancer remains a leading cause of death. At Dominican Hospital, our Lung Cancer Screening program allows us to discover if you have a risk of developing the disease before symptoms develop.