Cancer Care

World-class treatment from a compassionate team

Cancer Care at Winchester Hospital

At Winchester Hospital, our Center for Cancer Care offers our patients a variety of cancer treatment and management options — in a comfortable and compassionate setting close to your home and work.

Our Cancer Care Services

Our caregivers are here to support your family during this challenging time, offering.

  • A warm and comfortable accessible space for your testing and treatments
  • Physicians who deliver clinical excellence, always staying up to date on the latest advancements in care while collaborating with sub-specialists at our academic centers
  • Nationally recognized cancer rehabilitation program
  • One-on-one support from a nurse navigator and from a social worker
  • Spacious, private infusion suites for receiving chemotherapy, immunotherapy and other infusion treatments

We also provide access to integrative therapies, such as acupuncture and massage. These therapies can help:

  • Improve your mental well-being
  • Reduce your fatigue and nausea caused by treatment
  • Speed your healing from surgery

Learn more about our cancer support services.

About Our Facility

The Center for Cancer Care boasts natural lighting, warm tones and inviting places for you and your loved ones. The center also offers a fireplace, skylights, artwork, comfortable chairs, a café and Wi-Fi.

If you’re a health care provider, get more information on referring a patient to our cancer program.

What To Expect

Our Caregivers

Depending on your specific health situation, your cancer care team may include:

  • Dietitians
  • Medical oncologists
  • Nurses
  • Pathologists
  • Pharmacists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Social workers
  • Support staff
  • Surgeons
  • Technologists
  • Therapists
Oncology Nurse Navigator
Our oncology nurse navigator guides you, your family and caregivers from pre-diagnosis through all phases of your cancer experience. The nurse navigator helps you through the maze of necessary appointments and important steps that come with a cancer diagnosis. Our goal is to give you the best guidance at a stressful and often confusing time in your life.
For Lung Cancer Patients

If you’ve been diagnosed with lung cancer, Winchester Hospital’s Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Program provides a personal approach to treatment. Our experienced team works together to create a personalized care plan for you. Your primary care provider is also part of the decision-making team.

Studies have shown a dramatic decrease in lung cancer deaths among high-risk individuals who were screened yearly with low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans  Low Dose CT for Lung Cancer Screening page] of the chest. The Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Program offers these screenings to high-risk individuals. To learn more, call our team at 781-756-5058.

Cancer Registry

Winchester Hospital provides important data to state and national databases to further cancer research and advancements. Cancer registrars collect details on demographics, diagnosis, treatment and survival.

The Massachusetts State Cancer Registry and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) use this data for research projects and to develop new cancer treatments. 

Cancer Care Clinical Trials
If you want to learn more about research trials, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) provides valuable resources on their website.

Hematology Care at Winchester Hospital

Our team is experienced in caring for patients with benign hematologic disorders, including clots, Polycythemia vera and various anemias.

Types of Cancer We Treat

At Winchester Hospital, you have access to diagnostic, preventive and screening services for all types of cancer, including: 
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Head & Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer

Services & Specialties

Your Winchester Hospital cancer care team coordinates with other specialty providers throughout our hospital to ensure all your care needs are met.