MD Anderson in the Bay Area treats all types of cancer. We offer many of the same patient services as the main campus, with more being added every day. We want to assure patients that they are getting the same world-class standard of care in a comforting community setting.
While the MD Anderson in the Bay Area treats all cancer types, the faculty at our campus has particular expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of certain cancers:
If you have been diagnosed with a cancer, it is important to be evaluated by expert physicians. We can help.
Call 713-745-9940 to make an appointment or request an appointment online.
MD Anderson in the Bay Area offers suspicion of cancer services. If you have a lump or other troubling symptoms, we can let you know whether or not it is cancer and provide treatment and management of your condition, no matter what the diagnosis.
Treatment Support Services
Medical oncology and hematology: We treat a wide variety of solid tumors, leukemia, lymphoma and benign blood disorders.
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) with linear accelerators equipped with the industry's latest technologies.
Accelerated partial breast irradiation: Also known as APBI, this advanced, minimally invasive radiation treatment is available for lumpectomy patients.
Outpatient chemotherapy: Services are provided in comfortable treatment suites with easy access to the clinic and free parking.
Lymphedema therapy: A treatment plan will be developed after consultation with a therapist that may include exercise, massage, bandaging, compression garments or medicine.
Clinical trials: As a pioneer in cancer research, MD Anderson offers access to hundreds of clinical trials, many of which are available exclusively at MD Anderson.
Pain management: Up to 75% of cancer patients will experience pain at some point during or after their treatment. Managing cancer-related pain close to home means a quicker return to normal life.
Laboratory services: Services include regular blood work for chemotherapy patients and diagnostic blood work for those with a suspicion of cancer. Lab services are available at all regional care centers for all MD Anderson patients, regardless of their treatment location.
Patient Support Services
At MD Anderson, we know that the cancer experience includes more than just treating the disease. We offer a range of support services to help all of our patients achieve maximum quality of life both during and after cancer treatment.
Nurse navigation: Our caring staff wants to make your experience the best it can be. Our breast cancer patients are guided through every step of their treatment by an experienced nurse navigator. In addition, patient specialists can help with coordinating paperwork, appointment scheduling, patient education and communicating with your family physician.
Nutritional assessment and education: Maintaining a proper diet during cancer treatment is essential for a successful outcome. Professional dieticians provide nutrition assessment and education for all patients.
Psychosocial support: Cancer patients need to know they are not alone in their fight. A social worker is available for counseling, access to support groups and links to support resources in your community.
Wellness programs: Including the Road to Wellness lifestyle program to help ease the transition from active cancer care to life after treatment.
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How to Find Us
MD Anderson in the Bay Area is located at 18100 St. John Drive in Nassau Bay, on the campus of CHRISTUS St. John Hospital. Free parking is available.
Breast Friends is a monthly support group open to all breast cancer survivors, regardless of treatment status. For more information, call 713-563-0670, extension 2.
When: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: 18100 St. John Drive, Nassau Bay, TX 77058
Facilitator: Diana Vasquez