Cancer Treatment at Methodist Hospital
Perhaps no other diagnosis affects body, mind and spirit as powerfully as cancer.
We are here to help you and your loved ones through your entire health care journey from diagnosis through treatment and recovery. At Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center, we understand the fear and emotional distress that a diagnosis of cancer can evoke.
Your treatment team
Cancer strikes first at the cellular level, yet its impact reverberates throughout a person's body, mind and spirit. When you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, we assemble a team covering multiple specialties - or disciplines. This multidisciplinary team helps craft a plan for you and your cancer. We focus this combined expertise to offer the best treatment options, improve outcomes and provide comfort and hope.
Cancer services at Methodist Hospital:
- Breast Care Center
- Clinical Trials
- Gynecologic Oncology
- Head and Neck Oncology
- Lung/Thoracic Oncology
- Multidisciplinary Team Approach
- Nutrition Services
- Occupational and Speech Therapy
- Physical Wellness for Cancer Survivors
- Psycho-Oncology Program
- Radiation Oncology
- Social Work
- Stem Cell Tranplants
- Support Services
- Surgical Oncology
- Tumor Registry
If you or your loved one is affected by cancer, read about our centers, programs and specialists.
National recognition and accreditation means great care
If you or a loved one are touched by cancer, you want to be sure treatment is the best available. Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center has been recognized and awarded as one of the best programs nationally. Some of the recognition is:
Exceeding National Standards for Cancer Care
1 of 22 programs nationally and the only program in Omaha to be recognized with the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award. We have received Accreditation with Commendation based on 34 standards of treatment and care and are dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for those with cancer.
Stem Cell Transplantation Accreditation
One of only three programs in Nebraska earning accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).
Breast Care Exceeding the National Standards
The Breast Care Center has been certified for providing quality care which meets or exceeds national standards.
Highest Level Certification for State-Wide Cancer Registry Management
The Nebraska Cancer Registry, managed by the Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center, has achieved the highest designation of gold certification for the management of the clinical trials and cancer registry for all cases in the state of Nebraska.
Patient-Awarded for Excellence in Quality of Care
Our patients rated the quality of care received in the top 10% of national health care facilities. Professional Research Consultants, a nationally-respected health care research firm conducts a confidential survey of our patients each year to help us understand how we can improve the care we provide.
Lung Cancer Screening Excellence
Methodist is designated by the Lung Cancer Alliance as a Screening Center of Excellence.
National Pancreas Foundation Cancer Center
With its multidisciplinary approach to treating the “whole patient,” Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center is the only NPF-approved Pancreatic Cancer Center in the region.