Shore Medical Center's Cancer Center has taken cancer care in southern New Jersey to a new level. The Cancer Center houses an advanced linear accelerator for radiation therapy and serves as a command center for early detection and prevention programs, outreach and follow-up care.
Shore Cancer Center
Located on the Shore Medical Center campus, the Cancer Center is thoughtfully designed to support the special needs of cancer patients and their families. Our Cancer Center blends together the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies with specialized teams of passionate highly skilled physicians, patient navigators, radiation therapists, nurses, social workers, clinical dieticians and support staff in a comforting atmosphere of dignity and caring.
A Leading-edge Cancer Center
The Shore Cancer Center was designed and developed to bring the most advanced cancer care available to the people of southern New Jersey in a private and attractive space that is comfortable for patients, their families and friends.
In addition to a Varian 21EX linear accelerator and a Toshiba Aquillion Prime CT scanner, the radiation therapy department houses a patient and family library, a conference room, and social service and nutritional counseling areas in support of our patient-centered philosophy. An advanced linear accelerator is the centerpiece of treatment at the Cancer Center. This accelerator has image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) capabilities.
Radiation treatments are painless and patients are typically in the treatment room for approximately 15 minutes. In most cases, daily treatments are given over the course of several weeks.
The medical oncology department has an infusion suite with eight chairs, an on-site pharmacy and three exam rooms. All nurses are oncology certified nurses (OCN) and chemotherapy certified.