Comprehensive Cancer Care

We are committed to ensuring that each patient receives quality, holistic treatment for the best outcomes. This includes –

  • Outpatient Chemotherapy Infusion Center
  • Hematology (Blood Disorders) Care
  • Atlantic General Medical Oncology Physicians
  • Atlantic General Radiation Oncology Physicians and Treatment Center
  • PET/CT Scanning
  • Community Education, Support Groups and Conference Facilities
  • Telemedicine Capabilities (to facilitate advanced patient care in conjunction with academic medical centers)
  • Hair and Skin Care Support Services - for education and supplies associated with the unique issues faced by individuals undergoing cancer treatment (wigs, skin care products, etc.)

Comprehensive Services

Locating the John H. 'Jack' Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center on the Atlantic General Hospital campus uniquely allows individuals who need services for diagnosis, treatment or ongoing follow-up to receive that care on one campus:

Diagnostics

  • Diagnostic radiology services, including PET, CT, MRI, mammography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine
  • Laboratory and pathology services
  • Advanced breast diagnostic center that includes stereotactic needle biopsy
  • Advanced CT Lung Cancer Screening program
  • Endoscopy Center for colonoscopy and stomach/esophageal endoscopy
  • Urology Center with cystoscopy services
  • Advanced Women’s Center/GYN services

Treatment

  • Medical oncology/chemotherapy
  • Radiation oncology including intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), and High-dynamic-range imaging (HDRI)
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Interventional radiology
  • Advanced minimally-invasive women’s surgery
  • Dedicated oncology pharmacist

Cancer Prevention and Education

  • Health screenings
  • Community education and outreach
  • Nutrition classes
  • Smoking cessation courses

Supportive Services for Patients and Families

  • Nutrition counseling
  • Palliative care
  • Pastoral care
  • Patient navigator and care coordinator
  • Financial counseling
  • Pharmacy / Medication counseling
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Support groups
  • Bereavement support
  • Boutique/hair care and skin care support services
  • Other support and special community activities