The UMC Southwest 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!
Childhood cancer rates have slowly risen over the last few decades, but the UMC Southwest 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 Southwest 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 the region.
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 Southwest 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.