Oncologists at Pella Regional have specialized training in caring for patients with cancer and blood disorders. Their role includes:
- Explaining the diagnosis and stage
- Explaining all treatment options and what is the preferred option
- Delivering excellent and compassionate care
- Helping the patient manage the symptoms and side effects of treatment
Oncologists also work closely with oncology and infusion certified nurses to coordinate care. This may include chemotherapy, biologic and immunotherapy infusions, iron infusions, and hormone injections.