Cancer Patient Care Services
Cancer is fought on many fronts. At the Center for Cancer Care, we are
equipped to diagnose and treat each patient with a combination of expertise,
technology, and compassion. Our acclaimed oncology team provides patients
with the best possible outcomes using diagnostic and screening technology,
radiation oncology, surgery, and inpatient care.
Diagnosis and Screening: Early detection often offers the best hope for successful treatment. Through
diagnostic and screening technologies, our experts are able to spot cancer
and monitor the effects of treatment. Some of the modalities used at Saint
Clare’s include: PET/CT, traditional and breast magnetic resonance
imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, colonoscopy, digital mammography, breast
ultrasound and stereotactic breast biopsy, specialized blood tests, and
genetic testing. For additional information and locations where services
are offered visit our
Diagnostic Imaging (Radiology) page.
Radiation Oncology: Saint Clare's radiation therapy program uses state-of-the-art equipment
and specially trained staff to deliver ionizing radiation directly to
cancerous tumors. Our department uses the latest treatment techniques
to deliver precise doses of radiation to targeted areas, while sparing
healthy tissue. Saint Clare’s has one of the most robust radiation
therapy programs in the region, offering advanced procedures and treatment
technology available, including RapidArc® volumetric arc therapy,
intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy
(IGRT), high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy (radioactive seed), Mammosite®
breast irradiation (HDR brachytherapy for breast cancer). For in-depth
information on radiation oncology procedures at Saint Clare’s see
Surgery: The expert surgical team at Saint Clare’s understands that no surgical
procedure is minor. Our board-certified surgeons and dedicated operating
room staff are skilled in providing the latest state-of-the-art techniques
as well as the compassion and comfort that are crucial to both positive
patient experiences and surgical outcomes.
We offer a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient surgical services
at our acute care hospitals in Denville and Dover. Our surgeons employ
both traditional and minimally-invasive, laparoscopic techniques –
including robotic-assisted surgery utilizing the daVinci® Si Surgical
Surgical Services section contains more information about surgical and post-surgical care
at both our Denville and Dover locations.
Inpatient Care: Saint Clare’s provides inpatient cancer care on a dedicated 19-bed
inpatient unit at Denville Hospital. In keeping with our mission of providing
multidisciplinary, individualized care, the unit is staffed by a team
of certified oncology nurses, oncology social workers and case managers.
Our oncology nurse educator is responsible for ensuring the highest quality
of care by implementing the latest clinical practices on the unit. Pastoral
care, nutritional counseling, psychosocial counseling and complementary
medicine services are available to all patients staying on the unit.
Health and Wellbeing: Saint Clare’s also staffs community outreach and education professionals
and offers a full slate of
Support Groups and
Supportive Services to help cancer patients and their loved ones cope with the physical, emotional,
and psychological challenges posed by gynecologic cancer.
The Center for Cancer Care
Saint Clare’s Denville Hospital
23 Pocono Road, Denville, NJ 07834