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Cancer Care

NYC Health + Hospitals’ caring and committed medical team can successfully treat cancers, especially when they’re discovered early. We work closely with our patients so they understand what symptoms might indicate illness is present. Then we guide people to early detection to address the illness in its first stages when successful outcomes are most likely.

Advanced Technology and Compassionate Support for Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Cancer is caused when a body’s cells divide without stopping and old or damaged cells survive, forming tumors. Tumors can disrupt normal organ functioning causing illness. Recognizing possible warning signs of cancer is essential because early detection of cancer greatly increases successful treatment.

NYC Health + Hospitals offers advice and counsel for every family member to prevent and beat cancers. For example, our medical team will advise you to stop smoking, eat healthful foods, exercise, and come in regularly for check-ups. If cancer does develop, we help you detect it early so it can be treated successfully. Our experienced specialists, advanced techniques, and supportive services provide affordable, compassionate cancer care for the most optimal result possible.

How We Care For You

At NYC Health + Hospitals, our goal is to find the cancer and treat it early. We promise you the very best care—even for the most challenging kinds of cancer.

Welcome to Your Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

Our team of medical experts are here for you—a team that includes primary care physicians, nurses, and social workers. It’s called a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), a highly-regarded health care model practiced across the country that’s transforming primary health care by meeting everyone’s physical and mental health care needs, by stressing prevention, wellness, acute care, and chronic care.

PCMH is not an office or a building, but a real health care partnership with the patient and the health care team. It’s called a medical home because patients and providers get to know each other and work together. PCMH will make you and your family feel comfortable, at ease, and taken care of, whatever you and your family’s health care needs, at any age. With early detection, our advanced technology and treatments can be most effective in eliminating cancer.

We also connect you with support the entire way—in your language—in your community.

Our services include:

  • Screenings
  • Specialized surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Advanced nutrition
  • Social services linking you to resources
  • Pharmacies with advanced medications
  • A chance to join clinical trials
  • Support groups

NYC Health + Hospitals provides high quality health care to all New Yorkers, regardless of their ability to pay. But we’ll also help you find health insurance if you need it. Click here to learn more about MetroPlus, our affordable and comprehensive health insurance plan.

Contact Us

NYC Health + Hospitals provides compassionate preventive and advanced care for cancer at all of our hospitals and neighborhood health centers. We have full wellness teams in every borough with extended hours that fit your busy schedule, dedicated to serving you and your family from the very first visit. Learn more about our extended hours.

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