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Surgical Oncology & Cancer Chemotherapy

Surgical oncology is the removal of cancerous tissue through the use of standard surgical techniques, laser surgery and chemotherapy. When low-dose chemotherapy is administered to outpatients, a registered nurse monitors and observes these patients in a separate unit reserved for their use.

Some Pennsylvania Hospital patients may take advantage of experimental drugs, which are made available to appropriate patients through the hospital's participation in national programs of cancer research.

See also: Joan Karnell Cancer Center


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