The Division of Surgical Oncology provides comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and management for adult patients in outpatient and inpatient settings. Our board certified surgical oncologists also have expertise in biological cancer, immunotherapy, and gene therapy for a variety of malignancies.
The Division of Surgical Oncology at Dana Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center provides comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment for adult patients in outpatient and inpatient settings.
Our board certified surgical oncologists perform 3,000 inpatient procedures per year and see patients for an additional 4,000 outpatient visits in the gastrointestinal cancer, sarcoma, and breast cancer treatment programs.
For a patient with cancer, the goal of surgery is to remove the tumor, when appropriate. When the tumor cannot be removed completely, surgery can ease pain or remove obstructions that the tumor causes.
For some patients, surgery is the only form of treatment. For others, we may recommend surgery in combination with radiation therapy or chemotherapy.
We specialize in surgical procedures for patients with the following diseases:
The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Dana Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center is a recognized leader in plastic and reconstructive surgery for cancer patients.
Our team includes plastic surgeons and other health care experts, and we work closely with each patient to address their individual needs.
Our plastic and reconstructive surgeons are experts in a wide range of procedures in the field of plastic surgery. All our surgeons are faculty members of Harvard Medical School, and are board certified by the American Boards of Surgery and Plastic Surgery and General Surgery.
When you come for your initial consultation, our surgeons will review treatment options with you in cooperation with your referring physician.
During the initial visit, our surgeons will talk to you about:
Before you come to visit us, it's a good idea to write down your questions. Many patients forget what they wanted to ask the doctor and having a list may help.
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We specialize in the following plastic and reconstructive procedures:
The ultimate goal of breast reconstruction is to recreate breast symmetry.
Depending on the severity and location of the cancer, skin cancer reconstruction options will vary depending on the size can range from simple closure to flaps.
The reconstruction options for sarcoma depend on the severity, size and location of the cancer.
Plastic surgery options for head and neck cancer will vary depending on the location and size of the tumor.
Plastic surgery options for pelvic cancer range from primary closure in conjunction with a local flap, regional flap, or a free flap.
If you have never been seen before at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, please call 877-442-3324 or use this online form to make an appointment.
Division of Surgical OncologyBrigham and Women's Hospital75 Francis StreetBoston, MA 02115
To contact us, please call 1-800-789-8157 or 617-732-5282.
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