Advanced cancer treatment, close to home

You don't have to go through a cancer diagnosis alone. Our team of physicians, nurses, case managers and chaplains are here to help patients and their families cope during the process of diagnosis and treatment.

To learn more about the full scope of cancer services we provide, please call (210) 757-2350.

At Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, we are here to provide high-quality cancer care with services such as chemotherapy, tumor removal, platelet transfusion and cancer screening. Types of cancers we diagnose and treat include:

Breast cancer care at Methodist Hospital Metropolitan

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan offers specialized breast cancer care and is home to the Pink Warriors Breast Cancer Support Group. A community comprised of those battling breast cancer, and their caregivers, Pink Warriors provides emotional and social services to encourage hope and positive outcomes. For more information call (210) 757-8546.

Oncology nurse navigators

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan works together with Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, to provide experienced, compassionate nurse navigators who will guide you through your cancer journey. The cancer nurse navigator is your medical system advocate and will help you, and your family, understand each part of the cancer journey while compassionately supporting your physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. The cancer nurse navigator will provide assistance with:

  • Understanding diagnosis and available treatment options
  • Understanding what resources are available and how to access them
  • Overcoming barriers and coordinating care with the entire healthcare team
  • Connecting patients with community resources
  • Providing educational materials
  • Improving communication between the healthcare team and participating in multidisciplinary cancer conferences to assure personalized cancer treatment for each.
For more information about Nurse Navigation, call askSARAH at (210) 507-0941.



National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan is accredited by the American College of Surgeons' National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers for our excellence in breast cancer treatment.

National Quality Measures for Breast Centers - Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan is Certified at the highest level by the National Quality Measures of Breast Centers (NQMBC) as a Quality Breast Center of Excellence.

A survivor’s perspective

Last year, June Chapko felt a lump in her breast but fear of the pandemic prevented her from getting a mammogram for a few months. Thankfully, June realized that "cancer won't wait" for the pandemic to subside. Hear June’s story about the second chance at life she was given after the care she received at Methodist Hospital Metropolitan.

Getting to the oncology unit

We are located on the seventh floor of Methodist Hospital Metropolitan. You may park in one of our parking garages or the lot located right across from the hospital. To book an appointment, please call (210) 575-0355.

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