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About Our Cancer Center at UMass Memorial Medical Center

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you have cancer, you want not only the most advanced care, but also care provided by individuals who care about you and are committed to your health and well-being. 

Expert Cancer Care in Central Massachusetts

UMass Memorial Medical Center is accredited as an Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program by the Commission on Cancer (COC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) that demonstrates the high-quality cancer care services it provides to communities across Central and MetroWest Massachusetts.

As the academic medical center within UMass Memorial Health, the Medical Center provides cancer services that are closely integrated with cancer care available in your community at UMass Memorial Health -- Harrington Hospital in SouthbridgeHealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital in Leominster and Fitchburg and Marlborough Hospital. This enables you to get the care you need close to home, as appropriate

Personalized Patient-Focused Cancer Care
UMass Memorial Medical Center takes pride in providing patient- and family-centered care that is personalized to your cancer care needs. Our teams of cancer specialists and researchers will work tirelessly to help you navigate diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. You’ll meet nurses who are specially trained in caring for cancer patients and families. In some areas, patient navigators guide you along your cancer journey.  We also offer social work, genetic counseling and screening, nutrition consults, and other support programs.

You’ll find care for common and complex types of cancer. In particular, UMass Memorial Medical Center is recognized for providing innovative and specialized cancer services in these areas:

Access to the Latest Research and Clinical Trials

Resources from our teaching and research partner, UMass Chan Medical School, allow physicians to work with scientists to bring the latest diagnostic and treatment options to you. Extensive cancer research and clinical trials are offered for cancers including lung, breast, lymphoma, colorectal and liver.

The UMass Memorial Medical Center is also proud to be a member of the Dana-Farber Cancer Care Collaborative.  Membership in the collaborative provides opportunities for UMass Memorial physicians and nurses in adult medical oncology to partner with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute staff and share best practices.