Cancer Treatment at Rutland Regional
Receive the region’s most comprehensive cancer treatment at Rutland Regional Medical Centers Foley Cancer Center. Whether your cancer requires chemotherapy, radiation therapy or other treatment options, your oncologist and cancer team create an individualized care plan specific to your journey.
In chemotherapy, you work with a board-certified medical oncologist, oncology nurses and dedicated physician assistants who specialize in administering advanced chemotherapy drugs via infusion to treat cancer and relieve pain.
You and your doctor may choose to participate in clinical trials, offering additional cancer treatment options. In fact, many of today’s cancer treatments are the result of clinical trials.
Innovative Radiation Therapy
Access sophisticated technology and compassionate care under one roof in the radiation labs at Foley Cancer Center. Your doctor may recommend radiation therapy using:
- Varian Triology Linear Accelerator – Provides precise, efficient treatments
- Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) – Treats tumors that are difficult to reach, providing higher-dose radiation while protecting surrounding tissue
Your doctor may recommend treatment with Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT). This advanced radiation delivery system treats tumors that are difficult to reach, providing higher dose irradiation while protecting surrounding tissue.
Meet Your Care Team
As a patient of the Foley Cancer Center, you work hand-in-hand with a multidisciplinary team that guides you through diagnosis, treatment, recovery and beyond. Your team may include:
Certified breast patient navigator
Registered nurse who guides, supports and coordinates breast health and breast cancer care; certified in imaging, cancer and clinical breast exams
Radiation team member who designs a treatment plan and technique to deliver your prescribed radiation dose
Board-certified physician specializing in treating cancer with chemotherapy
Radiation team member who assists with your diagnosis and treatment
Registered nurse trained to care for cancer patients and work collaboratively with physicians; may have an advanced-practice degree or certifications for administering chemotherapy and performing exams
Physician assistant (PA)
Health care professional with degrees certified the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants; collaborates with physicians to provide services, including physical exams, ordering and interpreting tests, and administering treatment
Board-certified physician who specializes in treating cancer with radiation therapy
Therapist with a degree specializing in radiation therapy and responsible for administering radiation treatments
Research data manager
Health care professional who manages clinical trial data and results
Nurse who recruits, enrolls and manages patients involved in research studies
Master’s level professional who provides counseling services, referrals to community resources, and help with transportation, discharge and home care issues.