Treating Cancer in Laredo, Texas

With Doctors Hospital in Your Corner, No One Fights Alone

Doctors Regional Cancer Treatment Center has been providing oncology services to the communities we serve for more than thirty years. In fact, we were the first program of our kind in the region. From 1987 through today, our expert team has helped guide patients and their families through all stages of cancer treatment, diagnosis and recovery.

Early Detection Is Key

Because early detection is so important, Doctors Hospital focuses on providing cancer screening services and educational programs to the Laredo community.

The reality is, this disease is all too common. According to the American Cancer Society®, one in three people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. If that person is you, or someone you love, count on the oncology team at Doctors Hospital to provide the care, support and treatment you need.

Find an Oncology Specialist

If you need a referral to an oncology specialist or other physician at Doctors Hospital of Laredo, call our free physician referral service at 877-992-1711 or search for a doctor online.

Services

The Treatment You Need, Where You Need It Most

Here you’ll find the same advanced medical technology and treatment protocols you would find at the nation’s leading institutes.

Chemotherapy

Uses drugs to kill abnormal cells, destroying those cells that can’t be removed by surgery. These drugs have changed over the years to minimize negative side effects. Chemotherapy treatments are offered at our on-site infusion center.

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Radiation Therapy

The TrueBeam™ System combines imaging with radiotherapy for quick, more accurate radiation treatments. It provides precision in radiation to treat a variety of cancers, including breast, prostate and more.

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Surgery

Surgery may be a component of a patient’s treatment plan. Surgeons at Doctors Hospital use advanced tools and techniques to make operations and the recovery process easier on patients.

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Lung Cancer Program

We offer a low-dose lung CT screening exam to help diagnose people over 55 who are at risk for lung cancer. The screening takes just a few minutes but can provide answers that last a lifetime.

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A Team-Approach to Care

Finding the best ways to diagnose and treat patients is a team effort. Staff members work with other professionals from leading cancer facilities in the community to help put patients on the road to recovery. This multidisciplinary approach includes several important elements: Cancer Committee, Tumor Board Conferences, and Cancer Registry and clinical trials.

Ongoing Support and Services

The team at Doctors Hospital is committed to supporting you every step of the way. Support and resources are available to help patients during and after the treatment process.