Our medical, surgical and radiation oncologists work together closely to provide cohesive care for a wide range of cancer diagnoses:
Bone Marrow Failure
We are home to the Mid-South’s only specialized clinic for adults with aplastic anemia, PNH, and related conditions that lead to an increased risk of leukemias. By providing excellence in nursing care, comprehensive testing services and a team of specialists in one location, we help patients access the close monitoring they need to protect their health throughout their adult lives.
Our nationally renowned Brain Tumor Group partners with the National Cancer Institute’s Brain Tumor Study Group to advance quality care for central nervous system malignancies. Patients have access to leading neurosurgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists and neuropathologists as well as the latest surgical and radiation technology, advanced molecular testing, and standard and innovative therapies.
Our Breast Cancer Group provides world-class expertise and unmatched compassion. A team of fellowship-trained surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and plastic reconstructive surgeons are at a patient’s side for their entire journey from diagnosis to survivorship, providing personalized, patient-focused care geared toward optimal outcomes and quality of life.
The Endocrine Neoplasia Group oversees the multidisciplinary management of benign and malignant endocrine tumors, including neoplasms of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands and gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors. We also offer coordination of care and surveillance for patients and families with hereditary neuroendocrine syndromes. Our specialists include leading surgeons, endocrinologists, medical oncologists, radiologists and radiation oncologists.
Gastrointestinal cancers include malignancies of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, anus, pancreas and liver. Our team includes nationally renowned experts in surgical oncology, gastrointestinal surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, gastroenterology and pathology who take a team approach to providing optimal care. We have the most advanced resources, including robotic surgery, liver-directed therapy, and state-of-the-art tools to customize your treatment in a multidisciplinary setting. Our experts are nationally recognized in the treatment of pancreatic, liver and colorectal cancer.
Our multidisciplinary Urologic Oncology Program provides diagnosis and treatment of prostate, kidney, bladder, testicular and other genitourinary cancers. Urologists, medical and radiation oncologists, radiologists and pathologists with specific expertise in treating these cancers work hand-in-hand to deliver customized treatment plans and offer decision-making tools to help patients choose the therapy that’s right for them.
Head and Neck Cancer
Personalized care and rehabilitation are key to helping head and neck cancer patients achieve the best outcomes and quality of life. We offer a full range of the latest treatments, including complex and minimally invasive surgery, advanced reconstruction techniques such as free tissue flaps, radiation therapy, and drug therapy options including chemotherapy and immunotherapy.
Leukemia and Myeloid Malignancies
Our blood cancer specialists are the Mid-South’s leaders in treating acute and chronic leukemias. By working closely with our bone marrow transplantation program, we can provide targeted, effective care for acute leukemias and advanced therapies for myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative syndromes and chronic leukemias. As a research center, we actively support the search for better therapies through clinical trials and scientific efforts with tissue banking.
Lung and Thoracic Cancer
Our multidisciplinary program provides individualized care for lung cancer, mesothelioma and thoracic malignancies. These conditions can require a combination of treatments, so we incorporate specialists from pulmonology, surgery, medical and radiation oncology, thoracic radiology, pathology and nursing into a cohesive team. Our goal is to deliver state-of-the-art treatment plans in a caring, coordinated manner to provide the best cancer outcomes and quality of life.
Most aggressive lymphomas are curable with proper treatment. Our dedicated hematology team provides a timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment that improves outcomes and reduces early complications. Our clinical care team is the region’s recognized leader in treating chronic lymphomas such as cutaneous T-cell lymphomas, and we actively support clinical research and tissue banking to understand the diversity of lymphoma biology in Memphis population.
Melanoma and Skin Cancer
We offer the latest interventions, including sentinel lymph node mapping, biopsy, isolated limb infusion, intralesional therapies, immunotherapy, systemic treatment and radiation. Patients also have access to top plastic and reconstructive surgeons and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Ophthalmology, a national center for ocular melanoma treatment.
Myeloma and Plasma Cell Disorders
Management of myeloma requires an expert team that can treat the intricacies of this complex condition, which is more prevalent in the African American community. Our clinic is dedicated to managing myeloma through the adaptation of novel therapies including immunotherapy and biological therapies. We also provide community education and opportunities for our patients to participate in potentially lifesaving clinical trials.
Our Sarcoma Group is made up of experts in soft tissue malignancies, a rare type of cancer that requires focused attention and collaboration by highly specialized surgical, orthopedic, medical and radiation oncologists. In addition to standard treatments, we offer specialized treatments including neoadjuvant radiation and chemotherapy, limb salvage surgery, and brachytherapy.