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Medical Professionals

Cancer Team

Spiritual Care Team 

Holy Cross Hospital’s Michael and Dianne Bienes Cancer Center offers a multidisciplinary team of specialty physicians, nutritionist, spiritual care team and the following medical professionals

Radiation Therapists

Certified radiation therapists work together on the treatment machines and the CT and fluoroscopy simulators. The physics department is staffed by Board-certified physicists and certified dosimetrists. Two oncology nurses work directly with the physicians and patient on a daily basis.

Infusion Therapists

A team of oncology trained and oncology certified nurses work together with the onsite oncology pharmacists to carry out the physicians orders for all chemotherapy, blood transfusions, antibiotic treatments and other infusion services.

Oncology Office Team

The office team consists of administrative, financial and clinical staff members to support the physicians' practices. Each doctor has a certified medical assistant and an oncology certified nurse working with him or her in the office setting.

Inpatient Unit Staff

Staffed by oncology trained and oncology certified nurses and other professionals, the inpatient unit provides both private and semi-private rooms to meet the needs of cancer patients who require admission to the hospital.

Research Professionals

A team of oncology certified and research certified RNs work with a data manager to assist physicians and patients in enrolling and participating in more than 100 clinical trials available at the Bienes Cancer Center.

Patient Navigator

A cancer diagnosis is overwhelming, but our patient navigator is available to guide you through your treatments. Our certified breast health navigator is a registered nurse who helps our patients with decisions involving medical treatment, offers information on support groups, similar cases, tests, trials, area programs, financial assistance, home health care and other concerns.

Support Services

The cancer center also has a master's prepared social worker, a dedicated nutritionist, spiritual care chaplains, financial counselors, massage therapists, lymphedema therapists, exercise physiologists and a medical librarian working with the clinical team of professionals to provide all around support for the patient and their family.

Tumor Registry

Certified Tumor Registrars working with state and national organizations to provide up to date information on the types and number of cancer patients and diagnosis seen and treated at Holy Cross Hospital and the Bienes Cancer Center.

Genetic Counselor

The genetic counselor at Holy Cross Hospital’s Cancer Risk and Prevention Program helps our patients estimate their personal risk of cancer, the probability that it is hereditary and arms our patients with information to help reduce cancer risk.

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Cancer risk assessment, screening and prevention programs are vital to educating people about reducing their chances of developing cancer and assessing the need for intervention. Under the direction of our genetic nurse counselor and the Bienes Cancer Center physicians, our Cancer Risk and Prevention Program is for anyone with cancer or a family history of cancer. The vast majority of participants are women who have or have had breast or ovarian cancer, or are at high risk of developing these two cancers. Click to learn more about Genetic Counseling.

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