Scott & White Healthcare, The Cancer Institute

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Lung Cancer Treatment Clinic, Temple Main Clinic
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, Texas 76508
Phone: 800.792.3710
Email Address: appointments@swmail.sw.org

Located in Temple Texas, Scott & White Healthcare Hospital has been named to the list of the Solucient 100 Top Hospitals in the country for the fourth consecutive year. Founded by Dr. Arthur C. Scott and Dr. Raleigh R. White Jr., Scott & White Healthcare is currently the largest multi-specialty practice in the state of Texas with more than 500 physicians and specialists working throughout dozens of regional clinics. Scott & White Healthcare is also the clinical education site for The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and it is has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek, for excellence in cancer, orthopedics, and cardiovascular care. Scott & White Memorial Hospital is listed among the “Top 100 Hospitals” in America for cardiovascular care, and the Scott & White Health Plan is recognized as one of the best health plans in the nation for member satisfaction.

Scott & White Healthcare is home to dozens, if not hundreds of departments, divisions and centers such as the Allergy and Immunology Center, Blood Center, the Bone and Joint Institute, the Heart and Vascular Institute, the Department of Infectious Diseases, the Women’s Health Center, and the Cancer Institute.

The Scott & White Healthcare Cancer Institute is made up of several locations and 12 multidisciplinary cancer teams that treat all types of cancers from A-Z. These teams include the: Breast Cancer Team and Treatment Clinic, Bone and Joint Cancer Team, Central Nervous System Cancer Team, Endocrine Cancer Team, Gastrointestinal Cancer Team and Clinic, Genitourinary Cancer Team, Gynecologic Cancer Team and Clinic Head and Neck Cancer Team, Nuclear Radiology, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma Team Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Team, the Skin Cancer (Melanoma) Team, and the Lung Cancer Team and Treatment Clinic.

The Lung Cancer Team and the Lung Cancer Treatment Clinic offer treatment for mesothelioma and other cancers of the lung small cell lung cancer or “Oat cell cancer” as well as non-small cell lung cancer (squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, and large cell carcinoma).

The Lung Cancer Center offers combined therapy with surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. Potentially qualifying patients are also screened for clinical trials that may be available for lung cancer. The Lung Cancer Center’s Lung Cancer Treatment Clinic is held on Monday of every week. Patients who are seen in the Lung Cancer Treatment Clinic will discuss their cases with specialists in pulmonary medicine, medical oncology, radiation oncology, and/or thoracic surgery.