MD Anderson Cancer Center
Date: February 2012
>> Melony O'Connor: Welcome to MD Anderson in Sugar Land. I'm Melony O'Connor. Together, we'll explore MD Anderson Sugar Land campus and learn about the people and programs dedicated to making cancer history in the Greater Houston community. So let's begin.
There's no place like MD Anderson. A place where the best and brightest in cancer care come together to shine even brighter. A place you now find in the heart of the Sugar Land community. MD Anderson in Sugar Land is located at 1327 Lake Point Parkway on the campus of St. Luke's Sugar Land Hospital. The community location of MD Anderson in Sugar Land provides everything you need to achieve the best possible outcome. Customized care close to home, a team of cancer experts, and a focus solely on you and your cancer. The decision about where to be treated for cancer is one of the most important you will make.
At MD Anderson in Sugar Land, world-class cancer care is offered in a comforting community setting, keeping you close to family. The cancer care services at MD Anderson in Sugar Land are backed by 70 years of experience in cancer treatment, diagnosis, education, and research. We know that no two people are exactly alike, and no two cancers are exactly alike either. That's why each patient receives a treatment plan tailored to his or her particular needs.
At MD Anderson in Sugar Land, the oncologists, surgeons, nurses, radiologists, and pharmacists work as a team to diagnose and treat patients according to a customized plan based on their type of cancer. Especially trained oncology nurses and other members of the care team work together so that each patient receives the best combination of MD Anderson's wide range of cancer expertise right here in Sugar Land.
Let's explore the variety of advanced treatment options and services available to patients at MD Anderson in Sugar Land. If you suspect cancer, the Sugar Land campus physicians conduct a thorough evaluation to ensure an accurate and timely diagnosis. Whether you have a lump in your breast or other troubling symptoms, services are available to determine if it is cancer, provide treatment, and manage your condition. While receiving treatment at the Sugar Land campus, patients will have access to a large range of advanced MD Anderson treatment options, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, clinical trials, on-site pharmacy, pain management, and support services.
At MD Anderson, we know that the cancer experience includes more than just treating the disease. The Sugar Land campus offers a range of patient support services to help all patients achieve maximum quality of life both during and after the cancer treatment. Support services that include nutrition education, social work, and physical therapy. To complement these core services, an on-site navigation team will help guide patients through the referral and treatment process. MD Anderson in Sugar Land even offers free parking and flexible appointment scheduling.
Most patients will receive all of their diagnostic tests, treatments, and support services at MD Anderson in Sugar Land. However, there may be times that our physicians will refer a patient to MD Anderson's Texas Medical Center campus for further evaluation or for services unique to that location. At MD Anderson in Sugar Land, you don't have to search for inspiration. For more than 70 years, breakthroughs in cancer treatment, medicine, and research have created a unique culture focused on making cancer history. You find it with each oncologist, surgeon, nurse, radiologist, volunteer, and patient you meet. A culture that now extends the values of caring, integrity, and discovery into the heart of the Sugar Land community.
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