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SW Cancer Center Texas Tech Physicians

Welcome to the

UMC Southwest Cancer Center

The UMC Southwest Cancer Center in Lubbock, Texas is a nationally recognized leader in the fight against cancer. Our multi-disciplinary approach combines the expertise of Texas Tech physicians with UMC's compassionate care and technological advancements. Comprehensive cancer treatment and care is available in one facility, close to home.

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The SWCC provides patients with a wide-range of treatment options, including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgical oncology and bone marrow transplant. Our team of physicians includes experts in medical, surgical and pediatric oncology, as well as hematological diseases. The first Bone Marrow Transplant Unit in the region was started right here at UMC, and the first clinical trials offered in the West Texas region began here, too.

At the Southwest Cancer Center, you’re in very good hands. You and your family can trust that our team will work tirelessly to treat your condition. Exceptional care today means hope for a cure tomorrow.

Patient Orientation

Please take a few minutes to view the Southwest Cancer Center patient orientation video. It was designed to help make your visit as smooth and easy as possible by answering a number of questions you may have. You may also contact us at 806.775.8600.

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Jump Start Your Care

Treating cancer is not like treating most other diseases. We want to make sure each of our cancer patients somewhat know what to expect.

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Give to SWCC

Your donation brings us closer to a cure. Your donation delivers  hope. 

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Meet the Physicians

Our Oncology team is made up of some of the best oncologists in West Texas. Each of them received training and experience beyond compare.

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New Research

Part of our commitment to helping every patient conquer cancer, is researching new ways to do so.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness and emphasize the importance of early detection. Breast cancer is the second-most common cancer in women, and UMC Health System wants to help make a difference! During the month of October, we would like you to share a photo telling us who you're showing support for, or who inspires you to fight, by using #UMCPinkPower on Facebook.

Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2016
Outstanding Patient Experience Award Healthgrades
2016 Women's Choice Award
Best Regional Hospitals U.S. News 2015