Cancer is different for each patient, so our approach to treatment varies
At Virginia Cancer Specialists, our clinical team evaluates the latest advances and proven treatments to identify a treatment plan that meets your individual needs. In making recommendations about your treatment, we will consider many factors, including your medical history, current health, and risks and benefits of various treatment options. When discussing your treatment options, we will also want you to know our goals and expected results for the treatment, as well as what can be expected during the treatment process.
There are four major types of treatment for cancer: biologic/targeted therapies, chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. Each of these can be used alone or, often times, patients will receive a combination of treatment types.
At Virginia Cancer Specialists, each office offers a Chemotherapy 101 classes to help educate you on preparing for your treamtent, coping with treatment and what to expect after treatment. For details on the next class, please see our Calendar.