Types of Cancer We Treat

You’ve Come to the Right Place for Expert Cancer Care

Whether you are a patient, caregiver or family member worried about your loved one’s health, our team at Riverside is here to help. From the initial conversation through diagnostics, expert treatment, healing and survivorship – we treat like we do our own family. We take pride in helping members of our communities fight cancer. Learn more about our cancer care at Riverside, including:

Team Approach at Riverside with Collaboration all the Way

For every cancer we treat at Riverside, you’ll have an entire team working together for your very best care – focused on recovery and survivorship. We provide continuity of care that means everyone is working together. As a system of care, we have long-established relationships, outstanding communication and time-tested protocols for effective and efficient care. In addition to your primary physician and any clinical specialists needed, your cancer care team includes:

  • Medical oncologist
  • Surgical oncologist
  • Radiation oncologist
  • Internal medicine physician
  • Pathologist
  • Medical physicist
  • Dosimetrist
  • Medical oncology nurse
  • Radiation oncology nurse
  • Radiation therapist
  • Patient navigator
  • Social worker
  • Dietitian
  • IT oncology specialist

We believe in whole-patient wellness, not just recovery from your cancer diagnosis. Our cancer care team at Riverside includes an internal medicine physician dedicated to cancer patients, following up with radiation patients for any cancer care concerns. With very strong communications, we’ll follow up with any scans that are needed and make sure we keep your primary care and other clinical specialists updated.

Riverside was one of the first health systems to add patient navigators to cancer care teams to support our patients. Your patient navigator will be your personal advocate to help you navigate through the Riverside system, with access to our many services and resources to enhance your experience. 

Expertise in Advanced Cancer Treatments

Cancer care at Riverside Health System means you have the support of an entire system of care with you. We provide advanced therapies, including highly precise radiation oncology treatments such as IMRT and image-guided radiation therapy. The difference at Riverside is every member of your oncology team is part of a collaborative team, all centered on your care and best outcomes. We are focused on your personalized optimal treatment, including quality assurance that your treatment is delivered correctly with an accurate dose distribution. At Riverside, medical physicists and dosimetrists are integral parts of your cancer care team, developing custom treatment plans and ensuring as much healthy tissue as possible is spared. 

Our patients experience a best-in-class standard of care with treatment protocols, so you’ll know what to expect, whether your care includes advanced diagnostics, surgery, infusion therapy, radiation oncology, clinical trials or integrative medicine.