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Cancer Counseling Services

A cancer diagnosis can stir up troubling emotions and challenge your relationships with loved ones. Our counseling services can help you get peace of mind so you can focus on getting better. Offerings include one-on-one support from psychiatrists and social workers as well as support groups.

Cancer Research and Clinical Trials

Cancer research at Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute is advancing cancer care. We offer clinical trials for innovative new treatments, such as immunotherapy, which you might expect to find only in big cities. Our decades of experience help you stay safe while receiving promising new care options.

Cancer Risk and Genetic Assessment Program

Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute has one of the few programs in the region offering the complete range of cancer genetics services, including cancer risk and genetic assessments. Our genetic counselors provide personalized recommendations to help you know your risk for cancer. For those already diagnosed with cancer, we partner with you and your physician regarding treatment decisions.

Cancer Risk Assessment

We perform cancer risk assessments to determine whether you have risk factors for hereditary cancer. These assessments are part of our complete approach to care, which includes services and support from genetic counselors to lower your risk for developing cancer.

Cancer Treatments

Cancer treatment at Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute includes the latest options tailored to meet your needs. You have access to newly approved chemotherapy drugs, sophisticated radiation therapy technologies and robotic surgery. We also offer innovative treatments through clinical trials.

Chemotherapy

Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute is home to the region’s top cancer doctors (oncologists). You receive chemotherapy using the latest cancer drugs, some of which are only available through clinical trials. Our dedication to delivering safe, effective cancer care earns our program national recognition.

Infusions for Cancer

Infusion therapy is a method of delivering fluids, such as cancer drugs (chemotherapy) and other medications. At Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, specially trained nurses and pharmacists help you have a safe experience. We also make it easy to receive infusions on a schedule that works for you.

PET/CT scan

A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is a type of nuclear medicine imaging test. It is used to examine various body tissues to identify certain conditions by looking at blood flow, metabolism, and oxygen use. PET scans also may be used to see how well the treatment of certain diseases is working. Combined with computed tomography (CT), PET/CT provides a detailed view of the anatomy and conditions within the body.

Precision Medicine

Precision medicine at Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute takes personalized care to a new level. We use advanced genetic testing (molecular profiling) to pinpoint abnormalities that are unique to your genes. You’ll then receive targeted cancer drugs offering the best chances for successful treatment.