Cancer Treatment in Tennessee

Published On 01/18/2013

The West Cancer Center in Memphis, Tennessee is able to treat cancer with state-of-the-art services for every person and every disease. Whether a patient requires inpatient or outpatient care, our treatment services, including: Radiation Oncology, Blood and Marrow Transplant, Gamma Knife procedures or Home and Hospice Care, are among the finest in the region.

With an attention to serving patients in a comfortable, personable atmosphere, our Radiation Oncology Centers treat more than 10,000 patient visits per year. Here, patients can expect state-of-the-art treatments from our staff of Radiation Oncologists, highly trained nurses and Radiation Therapists.

Through Alliance Health Services, we are able to offer cancer patients a wide range of home care services. Our team of home care specialists are available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day to assist both pediatric and adult patients in West Tennessee and surrounding areas.

No matter the type of cancer diagnosis, patients receive a complete assessment and work with licensed professionals to learn about disease process, pain and nausea control, diet and coping techniques.

Patients at each Methodist Healthcare location can access survivor rehabilitation programs that address important quality of life issues for patients. Through our partnership with HealthSouth, we are able to offer rehabilitation for all types of cancer and lymphedema management. 

To find an oncologist in Memphis, Tennessee, please use our physician locator or call 888.777.5959.

  • Gamma Knife

    Gamma Knife treatments have given new hope to patients with brain tumors and other ailments that were once thought to be inoperable.

  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)

    Doctors at UT Medical Group, Inc. have introduced a new chemotherapy treatment, called Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy, that limits side effects and targets cancer cells when administered after surgery for advanced abdominal cancers.

  • Blood & Marrow Transplant

    Methodist most frequently performs transplants on adults with: multiple myelomas, germ cell tumors, some lymphomas and leukemia.

  • Hepatobiliary Program

    Methodist University Hospital is proud to offer a comprehensive hepatobiliary program, which provides care for patients with cancers of the liver, pancreas, bile ducts or GI tract.

  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

    SBRT is used to treat both benign and cancerous tumors such as spine, lung and liver tumors.

  • Breast Cancer Treatment

    The SAVI™ and MammoSite RTS procedures offered at Methodist University Hospital are designed to make breast cancer treatments including breast-conservation therapy available to more women.

  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy

    Targeting tumors of the brain and spine, IMRT maps the tumor precisely, then bombards it with high-intensity radiation.

  • Interventional Radiology

    Comprehensive interventional radiology techniques are available at Methodist University Hospital.