When you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, you want to be certain those caring for you are experts in their fields. The staff at Intermountain Medical Center believes in the strength of a multidisciplinary team, which means that each specialist on our team consults with each other to decide on the best possible approach to your care.
As you begin treatment for cancer, experts from our multidisciplinary programs will counsel with you on your full range of treatment options. During a clinic visit you’ll meet with a surgeon, radiation oncologist, medical oncologist, nurse, social worker, dietitian, and other specialists. This is usually accomplished in one visit, which means you don’t have to come in for multiple appointments. At the end of the appointment, you’ll leave with a treatment plan and a schedule of any necessary appointments you need.
In the video below, one of our physicians describes the benefits of a multidiciplinary approach.
The following multidisciplinary clinics are available:
- Acute Leukemia Program: Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma
- Bone Marrow Transplant Program: leukemia, lymphoma, Myeloma
- Breast Care Center: Breast Cancer
- Gastrointestinal Clinic: Liver, Pancreaas, Esophageal, Stomach, Gallbladder Cancer
- Genitourinary Clinic: Prostate, Kidney, Bladder, Testicuular Cancers
- Musculoskeletal Clinic: Bone Cancer, Sarcomas
- Neuro-Oncology Program: Brain Tumors
- Rectal/Anal Clinic: Rectal, Anal Cancers
- Thoracic Clinic: Lung, Esophageal Cancers
A physician referral isn’t necessary to attend a multidisciplinary program. Even if your cancer type isn’t listed above, we can most often offer a treatment plan for you.