Our specialists provide a caring and supportive environment to help patients fight cancer.

Our doctors and staff at Houston Methodist Cancer Center at Willowbrook provide a vast scope of high quality, specialized services — screeningsdiagnosticsgenetic testing, advanced technology, clinical trials and patient support — in northwest Houston.

Our specialists, including medical, radiation and gynecologic oncologists, hematologists and surgeons, routinely collaborate to ensure each patient receives the best possible care. This partnership draws on each team member’s expertise to help you fight your cancer in a compassionate, caring and supportive environment.

We offer innovative treatments such as immunotherapy and the latest, most targeted radiation therapies. Our staff of nurses, nutritionists, social workers and patient navigators is committed to working with you and your family as a team, guiding you toward the customized care, support and resources you need throughout survivorship.

Additionally, we offer cancer high-risk programs designed to help patients prevent the disease with nutrition, education, genetic counseling and disease surveillance.

Cancers Treated at Houston Methodist Cancer Center at Willowbrook:

See a complete list of cancers treated at all of our hospitals.

We offer a wide variety of treatment options including surgerysystemic therapies, and innovative radiation therapies.

Patient Navigator
Please contact your patient navigator at Houston Methodist Cancer Center:

Patient Navigator Debbie Drury, BS, RN, OCN — Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Debbie is an oncology patient navigator at Houston Methodist Cancer Center at Willowbrook who works closely with patients to help them navigate the often overwhelming process from diagnosis to survivorship. Debbie received her nursing degree from Texas Women’s University in Houston, and holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She received her training in medical oncology at the Texas Medical Center and is an oncology-certified nurse. Call Debbie at 281.737.1247. 

Patient Navigator Naureen Ismail, Bsn, Rn — Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Naureen is an oncology patient navigator at Houston Methodist Cancer Center at Willowbrook. She has worked in oncology for most of her career, and enjoys the opportunity to make a true connection with her patients. In addition, Naureen has been active in community outreach, collaborating with the American Cancer Society, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Breast Health Collaborative. She has a bachelor of science in nursing and is currently working on her master’s in health care administration. She is also a recipient of the Susan G. Komen & BMW Ultimate Drive Hero Award. Call Naureen at 713.907.5367. 

Patient Navigator Shelly Norris-Pepper, BSN, RN — Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Shelly is a diagnostic patient navigator and breast cancer nurse at Houston Methodist Cancer Center at Willowbrook. She enjoys developing what she describes as meaningful and rewarding connections with patients and their families. “I want patients to leave our breast care center knowing they are our top priority and they can call on us anytime.” She has a bachelor of science in nursing and is the recipient of the RN Patient Satisfaction Survey award for outstanding performance from Houston Methodist. Call Shelly at 281.737.1218.

Diagnosis & Treatment Options
Diagnosis and Treatment

Houston Methodist Cancer Center at Willowbrook is committed to offering the most advanced cancer treatments available. We believe in a proactive and preventive approach to cancer that includes understanding your risk factors and engaging in proper screening. If we do find cancer, we are here to guide you through every step of your journey. 
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Clinical Trials
Clinical Trials

Our approach to cancer research revolves around a team of physicians, research scientists, staff and pharmacists. By offering access to clinical trials in the community, we have extended our reach for our patients. Qualified patients can participate in clinical trials that include access to novel medications and options unavailable outside of the research setting.
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