Houston Methodist Cancer Center at Texas Medical Center
Home to five nationally recognized cancer programs, we are committed to discovering and advancing treatments and cures for our patients.
Our highly skilled team at the Houston Methodist Cancer Center in the Texas Medical Center ensures each patient receives expert care in an environment rich in collaboration, research and compassion. We diagnose, treat and study the most common cancers using advanced techniques and technology such as immunotherapy and the latest, extremely targeted radiation therapies.
Houston Methodist is home to five nationally recognized programs with strengths in treating breast, blood, lung, liver, genitourinary, gastrointestinal and neurological cancers. Our physician-scientists are committed to discovering and advancing treatments and cures for our patients, making a clinical trial available to every patient who has a medical need and wants to participate.
Houston Methodist’s cancer center doctors and staff forge personal connections with our patients and their families under intense circumstances. Specialists, including medical, radiation and gynecologic oncologists, hematologists and surgeons, routinely collaborate with experts in other fields to guarantee each patient receives the best possible care. Nutritionists, cancer social workers, patient navigators and other staff are committed to working with patients and their families as a team, guiding everyone toward the individualized care, support and resources needed.
Additionally, we offer screenings, genetic counseling, second opinions and treatment planning.
Cancers Treated at Houston Methodist Cancer Center in the Texas Medical Center:
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.
Oncology Nurse Navigator
Your oncology nurse navigator is available to enhance your care by guiding you through the cancer care process from diagnosis through survivorship. Please contact your nurse navigator at Houston Methodist Cancer Center:
Claudia Bartos, RN, CCRC, CNBN — Texas Medical Center
Karen Batiste, MSN-ED, RN-CMSRN — Texas Medical Center
Courtney Champagne, RN, OCN – Texas Medical Center
Courtney has been a registered nurse for 5 years and has worked with oncology patients in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Texas Woman’s University and is an oncology-certified nurse. Courtney serves as an oncology nurse navigator for patients with head and neck, upper gastrointestinal, endocrine and uveal melanoma cancers. She enjoys educating patients about their diagnosis and treatment, as well as helping patients connect with hospital and community resources to assist with many challenging aspects of cancer-related care. You can reach Courtney at 346.238.6238.
High Risk Program
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Triple Negative Breast Cancer
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Patient Support Programs
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U.S. News & World Report has ranked Houston Methodist Hospital No. 23 among 913 hospitals in the nation for cancer. U.S. News & World Report has also named Houston Methodist Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Texas every year since the award began and one of the nation's best as a nationally ranked Honor Roll hospital. Learn more >
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.