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.
- Learn about radiology options like 3D breast imaging.
- Find out if you are eligible for a lung cancer screening.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.