The experts at Cancer Centers of Colorado – Sloan’s Lake include a board-certified Medical Oncologist and Oncology Certified Nursing Specialists who work together to care for the individual needs of our patients. Our medical oncologist is also experienced in clinical trials, giving our team more knowledge and experience when it comes to investigational treatments.
Receiving treatment at Cancer Centers of Colorado – Sloan’s Lake means having an entire team of healthcare professionals committed to delivering compassionate care to the patients we serve. Every physician, nurse and other medical professionals with whom our patients come in contact with works to understand each patient’s unique needs.
Your team may include:
A medical oncologist is a doctor who specializes in treating cancer patients with chemotherapy, or cancer-fighting drugs.
These doctors often specialize in treating one or more types of cancer:
These physicians are often the team lead and responsible for coordinating your activities and unique treatment plan.
Nurses who help with chemotherapy and other therapies through intravenous infusion receive specialized education. They will help carry out the treatment plan your oncologist creates and provide care, such as giving cancer medications, checking your progress and answering your questions about treatment. When you are undergoing chemotherapy, oncology nurses will monitor your side effects and help you manage them.