Discovering and Delivering Compassionate, Coordinated Care
You can be sure to receive compassionate, coordinated cancer care at the UMass Memorial Cancer Center of Excellence, a leader in Central New England. With the resources of our teaching and research partner, the University of Massachusetts Medical School, physicians work together with scientists to bring the latest treatments to you during your fight against cancer.
Teams of doctors, researchers and staff meet regularly to discuss your case. No other hospital in Central Massachusetts offers this multidisciplinary approach, which allows for individualized cancer care.
Our patient- and family-centered care is provided at our UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA, and community hospitals. At our Cancer Center in Worcester, our team delivers state-of-the-art cancer screening and prevention, diagnosis and treatment to you while providing the most advanced cancer research, clinical trials and support, close to home.
Some of the Types of Cancers We Treat
Treatment and Services
Understanding the emotional as well as physical effects of cancer, our Cancer Center experts are dedicated to providing cancer treatment options to you in an environment of compassion and respect. We offer you and your family support services, such as:
You'll find support and comfort in knowing that many of our nurses are specially trained in cancer care, and patient navigators help guide you through your cancer journey. Educational seminars, support programs and an on-site American Cancer Society Resource Center are also available to you.
Cancer Research and Clinical Trials
Working with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, the Cancer Center serves as a forum for education and research. Extensive cancer research and clinical trials are conducted so you benefit from the latest diagnostic and treatment options that come from this research.
Ambulatory Care Center
To match the world-class care provided for you, many outpatient cancer care services are located in our Ambulatory Care Center, which offers:
- Spacious and comfortable waiting, treatment and exam rooms
- Private and semi-private infusion rooms
- Quiet contemplative space
- Beautiful views of Lake Quinsigamond
A System Approach
Cancer care is also provided at UMass Memorial Health Care community hospitals:
To learn more about our cancer services, use the list above or call our HOPE Line at 866-597-HOPE (4673), a toll-free number that connects you to specially trained staff supported by a registered nurse with experience in cancer care and treatment. You can also click to HOPE Online – where online appointment requests are made easy.
UMass Memorial Cancer Center of Excellence Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.