Home to five nationally recognized cancer programs, we are committed to discovering and advancing treatments and cures for our patients.
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
Melody Simonini, MBA, RN, OCN — Texas Medical Center
High Risk Program
Our High Risk Program offers specialized care to individuals who are at higher than average risk of developing certain types of cancers that are frequently associated with a hereditary cancer syndrome.
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Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Our Triple Negative Breast Cancer Clinic offers a multidisciplinary medical approach to treat this most aggressive form of breast cancer, including medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology, surgery and psychosocial support.
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Patient Support Programs
We know that prevention, diagnosis and treatment extend beyond the physical needs of our patients. Our specialized professionals provide synchronized and empathetic care for cancer patients and their families.
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Patients have the unique opportunity to participate in clinical trials that involve medications as well as gene and cell therapy often unavailable outside of research settings. 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.