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Surviving cancer begins with diagnosis and continues long after treatment. At Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Oncology and Hematology Program, patients actively participate in their own care, creating a personalized treatment and support program.
Our program offers access to advanced therapies and a multi-disciplinary approach that includes expert oncologists, hematologists, nurses, dietitians, social workers and support groups. No matter where you are in your cancer treatment, let Catskill Regional Medical Center help you find the best quality of life.
We offer the highest quality of cancer care, which is evidenced by our accreditation through the Commission on Cancer (COC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACOS). This commendation assures our patients that they will receive the best care from their diagnosis, throughout their treatment.
About our Cancer Care Team
Cancer Care at Catskill Regional Medical Center focuses on treatment of the whole person. The hallmark of the program is a multidisciplinary team approach combined with quality cancer care. The program continues to be distinguished by the excellent, compassionate care we provide to patients.The Cancer Care team of professionals at CRMC includes:
- Registered Nurses
- Licensed Practical Nurses
- Diagnostic Radiologists
- Social Workers
Our Cancer Care Program
Our Cancer Care program provides:
- Treatment protocols for all types of cancers.
- Access to new drugs usually available only at major cancer centers in New York City.
- Breast cancer support group
The Sullivan County Cancer Screening Program at Catskill Regional Medical Center is sponsored by the New York State Department of Health.
The Medical Oncology Program at Catskill Regional Medical Center provides a comprehensive range of services to inpatients and outpatients for all types of cancer, including:
- Pain management
- Diagnostic Imaging and laboratory testing
- Nutritional counseling
- Spiritual and emotional counseling
- Support groups
Physicians and nurses review each patient’s record and clinical status very carefully before planning chemotherapy and other treatments. Dietitians and social service professionals are available to provide a wide range of support for oncology inpatients and outpatients.
Oncology Program Leadership
Catskill Regional Medical Group’s Board-certified Medical Oncologist, Arvind G. Kamthan, M.D., M.R.C.P. (U.K.), F.A.C.P. leads our Oncology Program, as well as our Hematology and Infusion Services at Catskill Regional Medical Center.