Browsing the "Oncology" Category

St. Luke’s Participates in Interventional Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Benefits of the Tested Melanoma Drug PV-10 in Patients with Late-stage Liver Cancer

March 29th, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network is one of three sites nationwide chosen to enroll patients in a new study using the therapeutic agent PV-10 for late-stage liver cancer. Sanjiv Agarwala, MD of St. Luke’s Cancer Center, internationally recognized melanoma investigator and Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology for St. Luke’s University Health Network, serves as


St. Luke’s Melanoma Expert Chairs National Symposium

March 28th, 2014

Dr. Sanjiv Agarwala Chairs Premier Melanoma Program for 11th Consecutive Year Medical oncologist and internationally recognized melanoma expert Sanjiv S. Agarwala, MD, Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology for St. Luke’s University Health Network and Editorial Board Member for HemOnc Today®, will serve once again as program director for the HemOnc Today® Melanoma and Other


St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus Women’s Center — 
NOW OPEN!

March 9th, 2014

The specialists you may be looking for are right here at the St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus Women’s Center — respected obstetricians and gynecologists; maternal-fetal medicine specialists to manage high-risk pregnancies; and fellowship-trained women’s cancer experts to provide the most appropriate care for breast and gynecologic malignancies. You do not have to travel to Philadelphia to


St. Luke’s GI Cancer Program

March 5th, 2014

Expert Treatment for Cancers Affecting the Digestive System Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer is actually a family of cancers that affect the digestive system. These cancers are complex and require an integrated treatment plan from a dedicated, skilled and experienced team. St. Luke’s GI Cancer Program experts include fellowship-trained surgical oncologists Darius Desai, MD, FACS, and Roderick


Not All Blood Disorders are Cancer

February 11th, 2014

St. Luke’s Cancer Center treats patients with malignant and benign blood disorders. When patients with blood conditions come to the St. Luke’s Cancer Center for their first appointment to see one of our medical oncologists, some are upset and frightened by being in a Cancer Center. They may not be aware the Center also treats