Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center at Baytown

We believe there's a better approach to cancer care — one that heals all of you.

At Houston Methodist Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center at Baytown, we treat every aspect of your cancer. Leading oncologists work with our specialists across disciplines to minimize cancer’s effects on major organs. Our compassionate and supportive care team provides residents of Baytown with expert cancer services — including screenings, genetic testing, diagnostics, cutting-edge treatments and technology, access to clinical trials and patient support.


We're the only facility in Baytown accredited by the American College of Surgeons - Commission on Cancer (CoC). Facilities achieve such accreditation after proving commitment to providing high quality, coordinated care to the local community, complying with CoC standards.

Why Choose Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center at Baytown

The benefits of choosing our cancer care team at Baytown include:

  • Expert cancer care close to home
  • A team of specialists that works together to design and deliver the most effective treatment plan for you
  • Personalized treatment plans that leverage the most advanced technology and techniques available
  • Oncology nurse navigators who provide support through and beyond your recovery
  • Dedicated rehabilitation and nutrition specialists
  • Infusion therapy suites
  • Screenings and educational events to help prevent cancer
  • High-risk programs for lung cancer and breast cancer


Through these efforts, we ensure you or your loved one receives the best possible care — close to home.

Access to Cutting-Edge Clinical Trials Close to Home

Our physicians support numerous cancer-specific clinical trials, meaning you may have access to new and potentially promising treatments that aren't available elsewhere.

Cancers We Treat at Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center at Baytown

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


We offer a wide variety of treatment options including surgery, systemic therapies and innovative radiation therapies. Unlike other cancer centers, we perform advanced surgery procedures in Baytown, so you can get comprehensive cancer care close to home.

Oncology Nurse Navigators

Your oncology nurse navigators are available to enhance your care by guiding you through the cancer care process from diagnosis through survivorship.

Brenda Gates, BSN, RN, OCN, CN-BN, RN-BC — Baytown

Brenda has more than 11 years of experience in direct patient care and over 5 years of oncology experience in an in-patient medical-surgical unit. She has received extensive education in chemotherapy administration. Brenda earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Lamar University, an associate degree in nursing from Lee College and earned certification as a medical assistant from the Texas School of Business. She brings a passion for oncology nursing and patient education and serves as an advocate for patients and their families. Brenda assists patients from diagnosis through survivor care with a full range of services, including attending patient-physician meetings, assisting patients and their families with financial and insurance-related matters, helping to arrange transportation to appointments and treatments, and serving as a source of patient education and support. Brenda is dedicated to helping you and your family through your cancer journey. You may reach Brenda by calling 346.292.1531.

Alyssa Sheffield BSN, RN, OCN — Baytown

Alyssa is an oncology certified nurse with over 8 years of nursing experience primarily in oncology. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University in Houston, TX. As an oncology nurse navigator at Houston Methodist Baytown, she serves patients with many types of cancer diagnoses and is there to help guide patients from diagnosis through survivorship. She is an advocate for her patients and provides the education, support, and resources they need to understand and make informed decisions about their diagnosis and treatment. Alyssa looks forward to working with you and your family and to support you through this difficult time of receiving a cancer diagnosis. You can reach Alyssa at 281.420.7394.


Our oncologists are spearheading groundbreaking work in immunotherapy, a chemotherapy alternative that removes some of the toxicity traditionally associated with fighting cancer.

Leading Cancer Care


As an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer-accredited facility, we adhere to comprehensive quality standards that guide treatment and ensure patient-centered care. As part of our accreditation, we must complete a critical self-assessment that leads to quality improvements and innovations in patient care. Learn more >




The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) represents a consortium of national, professional organizations dedicated to the improvement of the quality of care and monitoring of outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast. Learn more >