Surgical Oncology Center

Surgeons at The Steeplechase Cancer Center in New Jersey offer the latest surgical techniques for the treatment of cancer that help minimize pain and accelerate recoveries. As cancer specialists, our experienced Surgical Oncology teams utilize advanced techniques and minimally invasive surgical options to treat tumors of the breast, lymph nodes, stomach, colon and rectum, adrenal glands, liver and bile ducts, pancreas, and other major organs. Our Surgical Oncologists provide comprehensive cancer surgery services and offer a broad range of cancer surgery capabilities.

Cancer Surgery

Surgical treatment options for cancer depend upon the stage and type of cancer being treated.

Our surgical options include:

  • Robotic surgery for prostate, kidney, gynecological and colorectal cancers
  • Video-assisted thoracic surgery for lung cancer
  • Minimally-invasive surgery for cancers of the appendix, colon, small bowel, spleen, stomach, prostate, parathyroid, thyroid, ovaries and uterus
  • Radiofrequency ablation for liver cancer
  • Sentinel lymph node mapping for melanoma and breast cancer
  • Breast surgery, including mastectomies, lumpectomies and breast reconstruction
  • Knifeless surgery for intracranial lesions
  • Neurosurgery

We offer minimally invasive and robotic surgery when appropriate, which often preserve surrounding tissue, elevate survival rates, and improve the quality of life for patients after surgery.

The most common forms of cancer treated include:

Breast Cancer Surgery

Our award-winning The Sanofi US Breast Care Program at The Steeplechase Cancer Center includes a multidisciplinary team of surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, medical physicists, radiation therapists, breast care specialists, certified oncology nurses, social workers, case managers, nutritionists, pharmacists and pastoral care staff. The program is focused on providing quality breast care as well as delivering state-of-the-art breast cancer surgery options, including mastectomies, breast-conserving surgery, lumpectomies, and breast reconstruction.

For a referral to a physician who specializes in cancer surgery, call 888-MD-RWJUH.

Patient Stories

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