Cancer Institute

The Cancer Institute of St. Luke’s Medical Center is a comprehensive multidisciplinary center where the nation’s top medical oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, radiation oncologists, pain and palliative care specialists and oncology nursing care offer the best cutting-edge personalized treatment to cancer patients. The Center collaborates with the leading cancer center in the United States, The Mayo Cancer Care Network to ensure excellent oncologic management to all oncologic cases in the country.

The St. Luke’s Cancer Institute prides itself with several departments that work together from diagnosis, cancer management, rehabilitation, and palliative care. It is a patient and family-centered institute that extends emotional, personal and psychological support to cancer patients and their families.

  • Medical Oncology – experienced oncologists who received extensive training locally and internationally to offer the best medical care to cancer patients.

  • Surgical Oncology / Gynecologic Oncologists – seasoned cancer surgeons who with excellent training to perform difficult and challenging cancer surgeries.

  • Breast Cancer – Sophisticated state of the art facilities for screening, detection and management of breast malignancies.

  • PET Center – operates one of the few PET-CT scanners in the country with the few experienced PET readers to provide accurate detection of malignancies.

  • Molecular Pathology / Cellular Immunology – while being under the Department of Pathology the center provides our cancer management experts the accurate histopathologic and molecular biomarkers to assist clinicians in providing precision treatment.

  • Radiation Oncology – offers a wide array of leading therapeutic and interventional radiologic treatments for cancer patients. They have intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Linear Accelerators, Brachytherapy, Stereostatic Radiosurgery, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy and 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy.

  • Palliative and Pain Center – pain specialists provide compassionate and holistic care to terminally ill patients and may do counselling and home care.

  • Support Groups – cancer survivors and counsellors provide gentle comfort and compassion to grieving families and patients to overcome anguish and suffering. Many activities are provided for patients and loved ones throughout their journey of healing.

  • Ambulatory Chemotherapy Center – treatment center with the most compassionate oncology nurses that provide infusion of chemotherapeutic agents, bisphosphonates, blood transfusion, bone marrow aspiration, intrathecal treatment and minor surgical procedures.

The pride of St. Luke’s Cancer Institute is its ability to make all these services available for patients in a multidisciplinary environment in the most compassionate and patient-centered approach. Patients and families always come first.