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Tanner Cancer Care Team

Around here, the news of cancer has a way of bringing everyone together.

Fighting cancer requires a team approach. The stakes are too high for any one physician to work alone. That’s why your treatment plan will come from a team comprised of cancer specialists who work together to share information and develop a treatment plan that’s right for you.

Breast Surgery

A breast surgeon is usually a general surgeon who is especially skilled in or has special training in operating on the breast. A breast surgeon may biopsy a tumor in the breast and, if it is malignant, remove the tumor. A breast surgeon may also do breast reconstruction following a mastectomy for breast cancer.

General Surgery

A General Surgeon is a specialist prepared to manage a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The Surgeon establishes the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients, and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of trauma victims and the critically ill.

Hematology - Oncology

Hematology/Oncology is a medical subspecialty focusing on both blood diseases and cancer. The Hematologist/Oncologist treats diseases of the blood and blood forming organs (i.e. spleen, lymph nodes, bone marrow, and thymus) as well as neoplastic diseases arising in any organ system.

Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology (Therapeutic Radiology) is a branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of cancer using radiation therapy. The Radiation Oncologist is also a specialist in the field of Oncology and its associated range of treatments.

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