We believe in a multi-disciplinary approach – specialists, nurses, technology, clinical staff and care givers collaborating to help you fight cancer. The Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion (LCRP) at St. Joseph's/Candler brings together the most innovative technology and clinical expertise for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, creating a national destination for patients seeking comprehensive care. We provide advanced, innovative and customized treatment plans just for you. Learn more about the latest in cancer treatments. Talk to the experts. >
Multidisciplinary Team Approach
The multidisciplinary team serves as a collaborative approach for assessing, planning, monitoring, coordinating and evaluating the delivery of cancer care services. The multidisciplinary teams strive to standardize consistent educational materials, pathology reports and work-up processes and procedures.
Breast Cancer Team
The multidisciplinary breast cancer care team at LCRP combines state-of-the-art technology with expert specialization to create individualized treatment plans for each patient. The team develops breast screening and treatment guidelines for breast cancer based on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines, as well as standardized pathology reports. Screening for breast cancer begins with a mammogram, to find a location, click here.
Gastrointestinal Cancer Team
The gastrointestinal team meets quarterly and is comprised of multidisciplinary physicians and allied healthcare professionals. The team works together to develop treatment plans through tumor boards to be utilized as guidelines in the treatment and care management of GI cancers, including colon cancer, liver cancer, pancreatic cancer and stomach cancer. For more information, click here.
Genitourinary Cancer Team
Patients with genitourinary cancer - or cancer of the bladder, kidney, penis, prostate, testicles or urinary tract - work with our multidisciplinary team of genitourinary specialists. Your specific case and treatment plan will be developed and reviewed by a team of experts to ensure you receive the highest level of cancer care possible. For more information, click here.
Head and Neck Cancer Team
Our head and neck cancer team specifically treats those cancers that begin in the lip, oral cavity, nasal cavity, sinuses, pharynx and larynx. The head and neck cancer multidisciplinary team meets regularly to review patient cases and treatment options to ensure you receive the best individualized cancer care. With access to the most cutting-edge technology, like CyberKnife and the da Vinci, we can treat tumors previously thought untreatable. For more information, click here.
The neuro-oncology multidisciplinary team delivers cancer care services for patients with a diagnosis of primary or secondary central nervous system (CNS) tumors, including malignant and benign tumors, which utilize oncologic therapies. The team also develops treatment plans through tumor boards to be utilized as guidelines in the treatment and care management of CNS cancers of the brain and spinal cord. For more information, click here.
Thoracic (Lung) Cancer Team
The thoracic (lung) multidisciplinary team serves as a collaborative approach for lung cancer screening program and treatment guidelines for thoracic cancers, including lung and esophageal cancers, based on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines. The team also develops treatment plans through tumor boards to be utilized as guidelines in the treatment and care management of lung cancer. For more information, click here.