By Annette Brooks
Advanced Cancer Care You Can Count On
Your world is turned upside down when you’re diagnosed with cancer, but you’re not alone in the fight. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano is nearby, ready to help you every step of the way using an arsenal of tools to defeat cancer, including radiation therapy and immunotherapies that re-engineer your existing cells. The skilled, compassionate, multi-disciplinary cancer team diagnoses and treats a wide range of cancers, including gastrointestinal, head and neck, lung, and breast cancer.
Quality Cancer Care Close to Home, Team-centered Approach
Dedicated to meeting rigorous standards and providing quality care for cancer patients, Baylor Scott & White – Plano (BSW – Plano) has been accredited for advanced cancer care by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer (COC). Throughout your cancer journey, you can put your trust in BSW – Plano. From the concierge at the front entrance of the Cancer Center to the collaborative, patient-centered team of experts, their commitment to fighting cancer while taking each patient’s well-being to heart is second-to-none.
“We offer the best of both worlds as a community-based program. We provide a community feel with warm, personalized attention as well as advanced clinical care, including clinical trials,” says Dr. Elizabeth Jekot, medical director of breast imaging at Baylor Scott & White Elizabeth Jekot, MD Breast Imaging Center.
“We meet regularly as a team to discuss complex cancer cases and share knowledge. This helps us develop appropriate cancer treatment and care plans for our patients,” says Dr. Andrew Kovoor, an oncologist on the hospital’s medical staff.
Manish Gupta, MD, another oncologist on the hospital’s medical staff, adds, “Our team uses evidence-based guidelines with the support of national leaders. In addition to cancer treatment, we provide palliative care and supportive care with genetics and nutrition.”
Advanced Technology Matters
There’s more to BSW – Plano than a remarkable team offering advanced cancer treatments. The center is equipped with innovative technology to provide advanced care, including:
- Robotic technology used for minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery increases precision for prostate, colon, and gynecologic cancers.
- Short-term high-dose localized radiation helps breast cancer patients get back to their lives more quickly
- Minimally invasive lung navigation uses GPS-like navigation for deep lung biopsies
- Minimally invasive video-assisted thoracic surgery – a sophisticated, camera-guided tool for lung tumor removal
- GI cancer diagnosis system uses a tiny catheter-guided camera to capture precise images for accurate GI cancer diagnosis
When you or a loved one needs cancer care, it’s good to know quality cancer care is close to home at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano Cancer Center.
Physicians provide clinical services as members of the medical staff at one of Baylor Scott & White subsidiary, community, or affiliated medical centers and do not provide clinical services as employees or agents of those medical centers or Baylor Scott & White Health.
4700 Alliance Boulevard
Plano, Texas 75093