The UMC Cancer Center Breast Center of Excellence is nationally recognized in the fight against cancer. We combine the expertise of Texas Tech Physicians with UMC's compassionate care to bring patients and their families access to the BEST care--close
to home. Dr. Rakshanda L. Rahman, Medical Director of the breast center of excellence, makes sure everyone works as a team to do what's best for you!
A range of symptoms can occur while undergoing your cancer treatment. At the UMC Cancer Center, we want to help you be proactive in managing your symptoms during treatment. That’s why we opened our Adult Oncology Symptom Management Clinic! This after-hours clinic is catered to meet your needs and keeps you from having to wait in the Emergency Center.
Childhood cancer rates have slowly risen over the last few decades, but the UMC Cancer Center is here to help! We have a comprehensive team of specialists addressing every need a child may have during this process. Our goal is to also take care of the
entire family. Whatever you need, we are here. We also have a brand new pediatric area just for you!
The UMC Cancer Center is committed to providing you with complete care through cutting-edge treatments and technology. We provide radiation therapy for all sites in both adults and children, and we offer treatment options not available anywhere else in
Lifestyle choices you make, such as diet, exercise and others, can affect your overall health as well as your risk for developing cancer and other serious diseases. But there are also other risks for developing certain types of cancers that you can't
control. That's why it's important to follow recommendations for cancer screening tests! Speak to your doctor today to discuss your risks and whether or not it's time to start screening.
We at the UMC Cancer Center know that in order to provide our patients with the very best care, the whole person should be cared for. Emotional, physical and social issues can all affect your well-being during cancer treatment. Support services are in
place to help when you need it most.