Cancer Care Center
Patients requiring cancer care can access a cutting edge oncology center with advanced diagnostic and treatment options in an atmosphere of comfort and caring. At St. Peter's Cancer Care Center, we take pride in offering a treatment approach that is patient-centered and supported by a multidisciplinary team for treatment planning.
St. Peter' provides a comprehensive program that begins with prevention and education. We offer both inpatient care at St. Peter's Hospital and outpatient services at the Cancer Center adjacent to the hospital. Our facility provides the most advanced treatment options, diagnostic testing, medical oncology, radiation therapy, and multiple surgical specialties. Our expert team of physicians, surgeons, nurses, therapists, physicists, dosimetrists, administrators and support staff work together every day to meet the needs of our patients and their families.
St. Peter's Cancer Care Center is:
- Accredited as a Comprehensive, Community-based Cancer Care Program by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (since 1985);
- Accredited by American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) since 1999;
- a member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers; and,
- a Blue Distinction® Center for Complex and Rare Cancers.
For more information, call 518-525-1547.
The St. Peter's Cancer Care Center is among the first hospitals in the nation designated a Blue Distinction® Center for the Treatment of Complex and Rare Cancers™. The Blue Distinction ranks St. Peter's, the only health care facility in the Capital Region to receive the designation, among the top cancer care centers in the United States. St. Peter's is one of 85 major institutions in the United States to receive this award; for a complete list of these top facilities visit www.BCBS.com.
The designation is based on rigid, evidence-based selection criteria including; high volumes of major cancer surgeries, comprehensive adult inpatient cancer programs; multidisciplinary treatment planning teams; active quality management programs, and a commitment to clinical research, among others.