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ETMC Cancer Institute

We treat cancer. We care for people.

We hope you never have to seek treatment for cancer, but if you do, we want you to know that ETMC provides the highest quality of cancer care, based at our Tyler, TX, center.

ETMC’s Cancer Institute practices a multidisciplinary approach to treating cancer, where our physicians meet to discuss each patient’s individual case and care plan.

In addition to our dedicated staff of medical professionals, ETMC’s Cancer Institute has access to some of the most advanced cancer treatment technologies in East Texas. We are the only facility in the region with the CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiosurgery System, a revolutionary treatment for tumors that may have been considered inoperable or untreatable. It allows for sub-millimeter accuracy in targeting tumors and is a noninvasive, outpatient procedure.

Through our highly qualified oncologists and other physician specialists and state-of-the-art cancer treatment technologies, we strive to fulfill our mission to prevent, detect and treat cancer with dedication to the health of the people of East Texas.

Our program includes:

  • Radiation oncology
  • IMRT
  • Specialized inpatient care
  • Cancer conferences
  • Cancer data registry
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Surgical oncology
  • Brachytherapy (prostate implant)
  • Mammography (including a mobile mammography unit)
  • Mammosite Radiation Therapy system
  • Screening programs
  • Cancer support services

The institute is also the home of CyberKnife of Texas

Additionally, ETMC is approved to conduct cancer clinical trials, so cancer patients can benefit from some of the newest treatments.

A highly experienced staff brings quality to the ETMC cancer program. All of our medical oncologists and radiation oncologists have excellent credentials, including, in some cases, board certification in two or more specialty areas.