Sentara Cancer Network Overview
We’re proud of our distinction as the first Integrated Network Cancer Program (INCP) in Virginia as designated by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Our integrated network of 12 acute care hospitals in Virginia and North Carolina makes us uniquely equipped to offer advanced treatments conveniently within a patient’s community.
Here are just a few reasons why patients choose and trust the Sentara Cancer Network with their cancer treatment:
Our Team Approach
Our goal is individualized treatment for every patient. Our experts continue to work tirelessly to expand the knowledge base and applications of molecular testing, immunotherapy and other targeted therapies in order to make this a reality.
We have a robust supportive care program for patients and their loved, including: nurse navigators, genetics counselors, social workers, patient and family advocates, registered dietitians, support groups and palliative care specialists.
Our experienced physicians are focused on diagnosing cancer earlier, advancing treatments through clinical trials and research, and providing supportive, integrative care.
Our multidisciplinary teams of doctors, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, nurse navigators and other specialists work collaboratively to ensure each patient receives the best treatment for his or her unique health needs.
Our Team Approach
The Sentara Cancer Network is known for our teams of dedicated cancer specialists who provide compassionate care personalized for each patient’s unique situation. Our experts work collaboratively, always keeping the patient’s medical needs and personal preferences at the forefront of all decision-making. This dedicated focus continues to improve timeliness and quality of care for all patients across the entire Sentara Cancer Network.
- Chemotherapy Trained
- Oncology Certified Nurses
- Radiation Oncologists
- Case Managers
- Genetic Counselors
- Physical Therapists
- Speech Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- Palliative Care Specialists
- Medical Oncologists
- Oncology Social Workers
- Surgical Oncologists
- Patient Navigators
Tumor boards are comprised of specialists from a variety of disciplines who meet to discuss the best ways to care for a patient’s specific diagnosis. This multidisciplinary care team consists of medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, nurse navigators, social workers and other team members.