Cancer Treatment

Access advanced level cancer care close to home.

The cancer specialists at Novant Health Cancer Institute are trained in the latest treatments for cancer. You’ll receive personalized treatment plans and the supportive care you and your loved ones need for any cancer diagnosis. And because we are heavily invested in national and international research, you may be able to participate in a clinical trial involving the newest cancer treatments. To learn about specific therapies that may be right for your type of cancer, visit the appropriate cancer page.

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Understanding cancer treatments

Cellular therapy is a type of immunotherapy that uses transplanted cells to help the body fight infection. Research is still evolving, leading to breakthroughs in the cell types that can be used to treat various cancers. Stem cell transplantation, including bone marrow transplants, is among the most common forms of cell therapy and is often used to treat blood cancers and hematologic conditions.

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Immunotherapy is a cancer treatment that uses substances made by your body or in a lab to help your immune system fight cancer. Some forms of immunotherapy are designed to boost your overall immune system, while others help your immune system target specific cells. Immunotherapy is a viable treatment option for many types of cancers, and researchers are continually developing new techniques.

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Chemotherapy is a common form of cancer treatment that uses drugs to destroy or slow the growth of cancer cells. Used to treat a broad range of cancer types, chemotherapy may be prescribed by itself or in combination with other therapies to stop cancer from growing or prevent it from returning.

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Personalized medicine: Cancer care designed for you

Personalized medicine

Learn what personalized medicine means for the compassionate specialists at the Novant Health Cancer Institute.

Nationally Recognized Care

  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) 
  • Commission on Cancer (CoC) 
  • Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI)
  • Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation (ROPA-ACR)
  • APEx Accreditation (ASTRO)
  • Magnet Recognition-American Nursing Credentialing Center
  • American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP)
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
  • Southeast Clinical Oncology Research Consortium (SCOR)/National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program 
  • Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)
  • National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC)

Holistic treatment through integrative care

In addition to medical therapies, Novant Health offers alternative holistic treatment approaches, such as acupuncture, massage and other nonmedical therapies. These techniques can help optimize your overall health and wellness, promote healing and alleviate the symptoms associated with some cancer treatments.

Mindfulness practices

At Novant Health, we offer complementary therapies designed to help minimize anxiety, depression, and pain during cancer treatment. Positive mental and emotional well-being can improve treatment outcomes through techniques such as yoga, meditation and stress management.

Nutrition counseling

Your oncology team includes experts who can provide reliable information about how to safely and effectively use vitamins, supplements or herbal remedies during treatment. They can help manage stress, support your nutritional needs during treatment and reduce side effects of cancer treatment, such as pain, nausea and fatigue.

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Experience the Future of Cancer Care, Today.

Together, we can beat cancer. Clinical research studies drive breakthroughs in the prevention, detection and treatment of many cancer conditions. If eligible to join a clinical trial, you could access new cancer treatments before they’re available to the general public.

Explore clinical trials and speak with your cancer team to see if any are right for you.

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World-class cancer specialists

At Novant Health, we want you to feel comfortable with your care team and be involved in your treatment plan. Elevate your care with our broad network of nationally recognized cancer providers, including oncologists, surgeons, radiologists and specialists in every type of cancer. Find a nearby provider specializing in the specific care you need.