The Ravenel Oncology Center at Memorial
Hospital is a state-of-the-art
outpatient facility that provides services for the evaluation, treatment, and follow-up
care of the cancer patient. These patients are provided with nursing assessments,
physician physical exams and assessments, and chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy when
ordered. In addition, the Oncology patients may be provided I.V. therapy, blood
transfusions, bone marrow biopsy, paracentesis, and other care associated with the
diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The medical and radiation oncologists consult and
care for the inpatient as requested by their referring physician.
In order to ensure quality cancer care, the
Ravenel Oncology Center is an affiliate of Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Radiation Oncologists from Duke work closely with the medical oncologists, surgeons, and
other Martinsville area physicians to provide a coordinated approach to patient
Our medical oncologists are associated with
the Wake Forest Comprehensive Cancer Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina, and are able
to draw on the extensive resources of that institution. Complicated cases are often
discusssed with sub-specialists at Wake Forest and patients are referred when necessary
for second opinions and university level care. All patients have access to local and
national studies through both Duke University and Wake Forest.
At the Ravenel Oncology Center you can rest
assured that you are receiving highly advanced cancer care. You can also take
comfort in knowing that with a caring, professional staff, state-of-the-art technology and
university-level treatments, we are bringing new hope and promise to cancer patients much
closer to home.
For more information, please
call the Ravenel Oncology Center at Memorial Hospital at (540) 666-7827.