Why choose Markey?
After the initial cancer diagnosis, you and your family may face a great deal of stress. The following are reasons why the UK Markey Cancer Center can help alleviate some of your concerns.
Advanced medicine and patient care
UK Markey Cancer Center has provided state-of-the-art patient care for more than 20 years. Our expert teams of physicians, nurses and other health care providers treat patients in a compassionate and caring environment.
For patients with advanced or recurrent cancer, we often utilize the latest research programs offering breakthrough treatments and therapies. More than one hundred nationally-sponsored clinical studies for different types of cancer are available to patients.
Expert teams of specialists
To treat major types of cancer, we created collaborative teams that include a dedicated primary nurse, an oncology nurse care manager, a dietitian, a social worker, a pharmacist, a chaplain, volunteers, and a physical or enterostomal therapist when necessary. However, the most important members of the team are our patients and their families. You will receive an individualized assessment to help you decide which treatment best meets your needs and personal preferences.
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Advances in surgery, radiation and medical oncology often involve breakthrough technology. The Markey Cancer Center is committed to providing these approaches to our patients.
Quality of life
Our staff place great value on caring for the patient's quality of life despite cancer treatment. Our physicians, surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation therapists have considerable expertise in cancer treatments that maintain the patient's normal appearance and organ function.