MD Anderson in The Woodlands
For more than 75 years, MD Anderson has provided an unparalleled level of cancer care, and with multiple locations around Houston, our experience and services extend into your neighborhood. Our patients have convenient, comfortable access to world-class cancer care in their community, close to where they live and work.
MD Anderson provides medical oncology, radiation oncology and surgical oncology services along with a range of supportive programs at all of its Greater Houston area locations.
Every member of our team is specifically trained in oncology, including physician assistants and advanced practice nurses, who work closely with our physicians and specialists to design a plan made just for you.
Our multidisciplinary approach to patient care means that you and your loved ones are a part of the team that helps decide the best course of treatment possible.
While we treat all types of cancers in The Woodlands, the faculty here has particular expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of the following cancers:
- Dermatology and skin
- Head and neck
The Woodlands also offers the following treatment support services:
- On-site outpatient lab services
- Rehabilitation therapy
- Cancer pain management
- Social work
- Access to clinical trials
- Clinical nutrition
- Genetic counseling
- Plastics and reconstructive surgery
- Oncology nurse navigator services
If you have been diagnosed with cancer, we’re here to help. Appointments are readily available and patients are cared for in an easily accessible location with free parking.
With many locations to choose from around Houston, cancer doesn’t stand a chance.
Cancer Screenings at MD Anderson in The Woodlands
MD Anderson in The Woodlands offers the High Risk Assessment and Evaluation Clinic for those with an increased risk of developing cancer. The clinic can help reduce your cancer risk or detect cancer early, when it is most treatable.
The clinic provides lung cancer screening for high-risk individuals, as defined by our lung cancer screening guidelines.
In addition, for women with an increased breast cancer risk, we offer screening (including a clinical breast exam and mammogram), preventive therapy and a genetic risk evaluation. See our breast cancer screening guidelines for information on who should be screened.
We also provide diagnostic services for women who have breast cancer symptoms or concerns about breast health. These include women who have:
- Found a lump
- Had an abnormal mammogram or breast ultrasound
- Want a second opinion about a lump or other breast abnormality
- Symptoms of inflammatory breast cancer.
Why I’m thankful for MD Anderson in The Woodlands
"The staff cared for me beyond my medical needs... I never felt alone. My MD Anderson family truly did everything they could to comfort me," says anal cancer survivor Patricia Murdock.
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"When I found out I had breast cancer in 2013, I was relieved to learn it could be treated near my home, at MD Anderson in The Woodlands."
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