Cancer Care Close to Home
Why Choose HVA Medical Group?Our medical oncologists and hematologists provide personalized care in your community for all types of cancers, ranging from more common cancers, such as lung, breast, colorectal and prostate cancers to far less common cancers. The medical oncology team collaborates with surgical and radiation oncologists to provide a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment. They also specialize in diagnosing and treating blood disorders and disorders of the lymphatic system, including malignancies such as types of hemophilia, leukemia, lymphoma and sickle-cell anemia.
What is Medical Oncology?
The physicians in this specialty evaluate and treat a broad range of malignant diseases using chemotherapy and biologic therapy. A medical oncologist has special training in diagnosing and treating cancer in adults using chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biological therapy, and targeted therapy. They are often the main health care provider for someone who has cancer.
What is Hematology?
Hematology is the science or study of blood, blood-forming organs and blood diseases. A hematologist is a doctor who specializes in researching, diagnosing, treating, and preventing blood disorders and disorders of the lymphatic system (lymph nodes and vessels).