Medical oncology at HOA involves diagnosing and treating adult cancers with:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormonal therapy
  • Biological and immunotherapy
  • Targeted therapy
  • Cancer genetics risk screening.

Your medical oncology physician is often the one directing your care using a multidisciplinary approach with HOA colleagues and other local experts, as well as specialists across the country in centers like Memorial Sloan Kettering and Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Our Multidisciplinary Teams, also called tumor boards, meet regularly and are focused on the following clinical areas: 
  • Brain/Neurosurgery
  • Breast
  • Colon
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Lung/Thoracic
  • Melanoma

 Our physicians treat almost all adult cancers. Click here for a comprehensive list.

Our medical oncology team also gives supportive care and helps coordinate treatment given by other specialists and patient-centered support services like: