Optum Care in Nevada
OptumCare Cancer Care
Combining expertise, compassion and understanding.
We offer patient-centered care in a professional and compassionate setting.
Our goal is to provide every patient and their family with top-quality care in their fight against cancer, while treating them with the respect and compassion they deserve.
You can expect a wide range of treatment services. Our skilled team of professionals have the expertise to recommend the best treatment plan for your specific needs.
Included in an integrated cancer care plan is a holistic approach that goes beyond the conventional medical methods. Diet plays an important role and can help improve the quality of life, longevity and well-being of our patients.
Our Cancer Care team will also work closely with our patients to offer psychosocial support such as mental and emotional health counseling as part of their personalized treatment plan.
Cancer Care services
We will guide you through your entire treatment plan, including follow-up care.
Chemotherapy is part of a standardized regimen to treat cancerous diseases with drugs that interfere with cancer cell growth and reproduction.
These cancer-fighting drugs also target and attack cancerous cells that may have spread to other parts of the body. This form of treatment is often used in conjunction with other cancer treatments, such as radiation therapy and/or surgery.OR
We offer expertise in treating disorders relating to blood and blood-forming organs and tissues.
Hematology is the study of blood in health and disease. It includes problems with the red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, blood vessels, bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen and the proteins involved in bleeding and clotting.
Our hematologists will work closely with surgeons, radiation oncologists and other specialists to help you understand a diagnosis, develop individualized treatment plans, coordinate aspects of care and provide surgical, chemotherapeutic and immunotherapeutic treatment.OR
We help our patients determine the best treatment plan should they choose the path of immunotherapy.
Immunotherapy is treatment that uses your body’s own immune system to help fight cancer. This can be done by stimulating your own immune system to work harder or smarter to attack cancer cells, or by giving your immune system components.
Immunotherapy is variable and can work better for some types of cancer than for others.OR
Laboratory services and testing is a key component in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
Our on-site laboratories allow us to obtain quick results for many routine tests, helping physicians prescribe or adjust your treatment plan as needed without unnecessary delays.OR
Providing cutting edge medical and surgical care to all patients with breast concerns, including benign and malignant problems.
These are the goals of breast care:
- Streamline breast diagnosis, eliminating unnecessary testing while making accurate diagnosis.
- Simplify patient transition diagnosis to treatment.
- Offer a wide range of therapeutic options individually tailored to each patient’s disease, overall health and personal goals.
- Provide pertinent breast education to patients, collaborating providers and the community as a whole.
- Create a patient-centered home for each person undergoing work‑up, diagnosis and treatment of breast disease.
We combine radiation therapy equipment with the expertise and care of our physicians.
This is a method that treats cancer with carefully calibrated, regulated and targeted doses of high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells.
Radiation can kill some of the cancer cells immediately though most die because the radiation damages the cells’ chromosomes and DNA, stopping their division and growth.
The Calypso System is a state-of-the-art imaging system that our cancer care team uses to track real-time movements of tumors during therapy. This advancement of radiation therapy is beneficial in the treatment of various cancersOR
Our experienced medical oncologists provide care in a collaborative and compassionate environment.
Medical oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
Our nurses and medical oncologists work closely with oncology-trained pharmacists to manage dosages and monitor patient progress and side effects to ensure you are receiving the best treatment plans to fight your specific disease.OR