The Bobbi Lewis Cancer Program—accredited as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons—offers a superior level of care. It’s an approach that’s critical to every element of cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Our board-certified oncologists, surgeons and radiologists lead a team of dedicated professionals in the diagnosis and management of patients in a comfortable and caring atmosphere. Patients come to us with a wide variety of cancer diagnoses, and we treat them using the latest techniques in surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy to achieve the best outcomes. All while enjoying the comfort of being close to home.
Cancers we specialize in and treat include:
- Breast cancer
- Lung cancer
- Colorectal cancer and other cancers of the gastrointestinal tract
- Bladder and kidney cancers
- Gynecologic cancers
- Thyroid cancer
- Head and neck cancers
- Brain tumors
- Other malignant diseases
Working Behind-the-Scenes for Better Cancer Care - The Bobbi Lewis Cancer Program team is very active in promoting and contributing to better cancer care for everyone. Our activities and commitments include:
A Multidisciplinary Cancer Committee - The committee meets quarterly to coordinate all cancer-related activities associated with Good Samaritan Hospital. This committee consists of physician members from a variety of medical specialties as well as non-physician members from nursing, community outreach, pharmacy, cancer registry, palliative care, hospital administration and pastoral care. We constantly strive to share information, ideas and data to make our care the very best it can be.
Twice Monthly Tumor Board/Cancer Conferences - Multidisciplinary attendance by physicians, nurses and support staff to discuss care of patients with cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. We also present our staff with professional educational programs related to cancer care at these conferences.
Yearly Patient Care Studies - In addition to the hospital contributing to the National Cancer Database (NCDB)—the governing board responsible for national studies on patient management and outcome, the hospital conducts yearly studies for patient care.
Clinical Trials – We participate in clinical trials to advance cancer care, as well as refer patients to these studies, when appropriate.
Additional Resources - We work closely with agencies like the American Cancer Society, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and United Hospice of Rockland to help you and your family gain access to the services you need.
National Cancer Institute
American Cancer Society
National Comprehensive Cancer Network
American College of Surgeons
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
United Hospice of Rockland
Please select from the links on the left to learn more about our program and its offerings.