Oncology at Methodist Hospital Hill Country
The discovery of cancer or a blood disorder can be one of the most frightening and stressful times of life. But if one thing is certain, at Methodist Hospital Hill Country, you will never go through it alone.
Cancer treatment in Fredericksburg, TX
As crucial as diagnosis and treatment are to fighting cancer, the team at Methodist Hospital Hill Country understands that there is a lot more to oncology than just medicine. Our specialists are dedicated to providing personalized care with compassion and empathy. We know what our patients are going through because we go through it together.
Cancers we treat
- Blood cancer
- Breast cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Colorectal cancer
- Lung cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Skin cancer
- Urologic cancer
Our hemtology-oncologist is capable of diagnosing and treating patients with blood-related disorders, malignancies, or cancers.
With significant advances in both detection capabilities and treatment options, today there’s more hope than ever. Methodist Hospital Hill Country has a powerful partnership with Texas Oncology to offer premium therapies and treatment for oncology and hematology care. The highly-skilled physicians at Texas Oncology specialize in the treatment of cancer and diseases of the blood. So, if you ever have to comprehend the unimaginable, you will be in great hands.
Methodist Hospital Hill Country radiation oncologist is a trained expert at identifying the type of cancer and creating a targeted treatment plan that will increase the patient’s chances of overcoming the disease.
To learn more about our cancer services and treatment options, please call (830) 997-4353.
Cancer resource center
We recognize the importance of confronting cancer in an impactful way; we are here to help.
The Cancer Resource Center (CRC) offers visitors an opportunity to learn more about cancer, supporting loved ones and self-care. Educational resources are available for check-out as a tool to assist with navigating the illness, equipping caregivers to provide optimal care while receiving emotional support. Visitors are empowered and well-equipped with the ability to spend self-directed time to delve into the resources for cancer prevention, screening, treatment and survivor complications.
The CRC offers these complimentary services and information, made possible by tax-deductible contributions to the Methodist Hospital Hill Country Foundation:
- Caregiver Support
- Coping with Loss
- Nutrition and Wellness Resources
- Symptom Management Literature
- Wig Fittings
The CRC does not provide treatment or perform cancer treatment research. Visitors are encouraged to utilize our online resources or call for more information.
Battling cancer can be an emotionally exhausting experience that can cause fear, anxiety, and depression. Fortunately, support is available through Cancer Resource Center (CRC). Wig fittings can help guide cancer patients and loved ones by providing specialized care and support. The CRC has wigs available in a wide variety of sizes and colors to compliment your look!
Our cancer resource center is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm and located in the Brune professional building.
For more information about our cancer resource center, please call (830) 997-1336.
Additional cancer resources
- Breast Cancer Early Detection and Diagnosis: Breast cancer is sometimes found after symptoms appear, but many women with breast cancer have no symptoms. This is why regular breast cancer screening is so important.
- Cancer Facts for Men: Some of the cancers that most often affect men are prostate, colorectal, lung, and skin cancers.
- Cancer Facts for Women: Some of the cancers that most often affect women are breast, colorectal, endometrial, lung, cervical, skin, and ovarian cancers.
- Cancer Brochure: Knowing your personal and family history of cancer is the first step in determining if you might be at increased risk for cancer.
- Cervical Cancer Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention: The most common form of cervical cancer starts with pre-cancerous changes and there are ways to stop this from developing.
- Colorectal Cancer Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging: Regular colorectal cancer screening is one of the most powerful tools against colorectal cancer.
- Endometrial Cancer: The best way to find endometrial cancer when it’s small (at an early stage) is to see a health care provider if you have any signs and symptoms of endometrial cancer, such as abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge.
- Esophagus Cancer: Esophageal cancer is more common among men than among women. The lifetime risk of esophageal cancer in the United States is about 1 in 125 in men and about 1 in 417 in women.
- Lung Cancer Treatment: Lung cancer treatments are continuing to improve as new discoveries are made so it’s important to thoroughly discuss all your options with your clinicians.
- Prostate Cancer Treatment Choices: Use this booklet to help you talk over treatment choices with your doctor before deciding which is best for you. Here you will learn about early-stage prostate cancer, different treatments, and the benefits and risks of each type of treatment.
- Thyroid Cancer Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention: Thyroid cancers (like almost all diseases of the thyroid) occur about 3 times more often in women than in men.
- Why You Should Know About Melanoma: You need to know about melanoma because it’s important to notice skin changes and tell a health care provider about them right away.
Oncology at Methodist Healthcare
Oncology refers to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Oncology treatments may include chemotherapy, radiation, medication or surgery. Oncologists can specialize in one of three fields of oncology: medical, radiation or surgery.Learn about Oncology
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