The Good Samaritan Comprehensive Cancer Program gives patients access to some of the area’s leading board-certified medical and radiation oncologists, as well as highly skilled radiologists, surgeons, pathologists, nurses, therapists, dietitians, social workers, and other professional support staff dedicated to treating cancer patients.
Our multidisciplinary team offers a high level of clinical expertise in preventing, diagnosing and treating all types of cancer, and treats our patients and families with compassion and care from diagnosis through treatment to recovery. These services are available on-site and in cooperation with other area facilities.
In 2011, Good Samaritan’s Comprehensive Cancer Program was recognized with the Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award and is one of three hospitals in Massachusetts to receive this national award. In addition, the pathology department at Good Samaritan Medical Center has been accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and is an integral component of the cancer program. These distinctions recognize that our cancer patients receive the highest quality of care.
The Good Samaritan Comprehensive Cancer Program gives you access to the latest clinical trials. The clinical trials program at Good Samaritan Medical Center, under the supervision of Karim Malek, MD, and Mary Peterson, RN, coordinates and oversees a number of cancer clinical trials, assuring patients that many of the latest cancer treatments are available locally, eliminating the need to travel to Boston.
Our cancer care services include:
The cancer care committee at Good Samaritan Medical Center has compiled a list of cancer resources and support services available to our patients and their supporters. This list includes information about national cancer organizations and local resources that are available right in your own community.
For additional questions, contact our cancer program director at 508-427-3185.