The Division of Hematology and Oncology at UR Medicine is comprised of diverse talented, and caring faculty of more than 70 physicians, researchers and fellows focused on patient care, education and research.
At Strong Memorial Hospital and Wilmot Cancer Institute clinics across the region, we provide top-notch care working alongside our colleagues and friends in surgery, radiation oncology, radiology, palliative care, pathology and many other specialties. Our doctors are leading the way, bringing new treatments to the clinic through clinical trials. Researchers from our division are showing others around the world how we can do better. Our fellowship program provides us with educational life and vitality and helps to make sure we are preparing the next generations of physicians and researchers.
UR Medicine's Approach
Our team of doctors who specialize in cancer and blood diseases take care of patients with various conditions, including blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, as well as solid tumors. Besides treating these specific illnesses, our faculty also lead special clinics that focus on:
- Bone Marrow Transplant
- Geriatric Oncology
- Hereditary Cancer Screening & Risk Reduction
- Amyloidosis Program
At the Wilmot Cancer Institute, we believe in taking a comprehensive approach to patient care. Our team works closely with colleagues from the Department of Surgery, the Department of Radiation Oncology, and other areas of the University of Rochester Medical Center to provide the latest and most compassionate care to our patients.
In addition to providing excellent care, our faculty is dedicated to clinical research. We work on numerous clinical trials every day to not only help our patients, but also to improve treatments for patients in the future.
To learn more about our approach and the services we offer at the Wilmot Cancer Institute, please visit our website.
What Sets Us Apart?
In the past few decades, cancer treatments have improved tremendously, from chemotherapy to hormone and immunotherapies. The experts in the Hematology and Oncology Division not only treat cancer patients every day but are also dedicated to finding even better treatments through research, both in the lab and through clinical trials.
Our specialists work alongside researchers who study various aspects of cancer. They are part of all three research programs at the Wilmot Cancer Institute, which focus on Cancer Prevention & Control, Cancer Microenvironment, and Genetics, Epigenetics, and Metabolism. By collaborating with researchers from different fields, our team can find innovative solutions to the biggest challenges in cancer today.
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Our Clinical Trials Unit (CTU), has since been actively enrolling participants in registries, investigator-initiated and sponsored clinical research.Current Clinical Trials