Oncology is the field of medicine specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Signs and symptoms usually depend on the size and type of cancer involved. Risk factors for cancer also vary, but the most common are: tobacco, alcohol, age, obesity, known carcinogens, and immunosuppression.
Cancer screening is common and recommended for cancers of the breast, cervix, colon, and lungs. Treatment options also vary depending on the type of cancer, but treatment options can include any one or combination of the following: surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy, stem cell transplant.
Our pharmacists take great pride in providing you continual care around the clock. Our specialty pharmacists ensure that these medications are delivered properly and safely. We work closely with your physician when it comes to dose adjustment and special approval of drugs.
Speaking to one of our pharmacists will ensure:
- Medications are taken correctly according to schedule
- Changes in dose are appropriate to reduce and avoid side effects
- Proper storage of medications and injection or infusion technique
- Disposal of waste is done in a safe manner