1. Advanced Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  2. Audiology
  3. Autism
  4. Bariatric Surgery
  5. Behavioral Health
  6. Billing
  7. Blood Donation
  8. Branchburg Family Health Center
  9. Breast Care Program
  10. Bright Tomorrows Preschool and Child Care Center
  11. Briteside Adult Day Center
  12. Cancer Care
  13. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
  14. Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
  15. Careers
  16. Center for Advanced Weight Loss
  17. Center for Bone and Joint Health
  18. Center for Endocrine Health
  19. Center for Healthy Aging
  20. Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management
  21. Central Jersey Regional Memory Center
  22. Child Development Center
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  24. Cornerstone Family Practice
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  27. DaVinci Robotic Surgery
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  30. Developmental Pediatric Associates
  31. Diabetes
  32. Diabetes / Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management
  33. Diabetes and Endocrine Associates of Hunterdon
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  40. Family Medicine Residency Program
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  44. Heart & Vascular Care
  45. Highlands Family Health Center
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  47. Home Health
  48. Hopewell Family Practice & Sports Medicine
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  51. Hunterdon Behavioral Health
  52. Hunterdon Center for Dermatology
  53. Hunterdon County Special Child Health Services Case Management Unit
  54. Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers
  55. Hunterdon Healthy Connections
  56. Hunterdon Infectious Disease Specialists
  57. Hunterdon Internal Medicine Associates
  58. Hunterdon Lifeline
  59. Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation
  60. Hunterdon Pediatric Associates
  61. Hunterdon Pulmonary and Critical Care
  62. Hunterdon Reflux and Motility Center
  63. Hunterdon Regional Breast Care Program
  64. Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center
  65. Hunterdon Regional Community Health
  66. Hunterdon Regional Pharmacy
  67. Hunterdon Urological Associates
  68. Hunterdon Women’s Imaging Center
  69. Hunterdon Wound Healing Center
  70. Infusion Services
  71. Integrative Medicine Program
  72. Internships
  73. Knee Replacement
  74. Laboratory Services
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  77. Maternity
  78. Medical Imaging
  79. Memory Center
  80. Neurodevelopmental Pediatricians
  81. Nursing Services
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  84. Palliative Care
  85. Partnership for Health
  86. Pediatric Rehabilitation
  87. Pediatric Speech and Hearing Services
  88. Phillips Barber Family Health Center
  89. Physical & Occupational Therapy
  90. Physicians
  91. Primary Care
  92. Psychiatric Associates of Hunterdon
  93. Pulmonary Care
  94. Reflux
  95. Riverfield Family Health Center
  96. Sleep Disorders Centers
  97. Speech & Hearing
  98. The Child Development Center
  99. The Early Intervention Program
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  101. Visiting Health and Supportive Services
  102. Volunteer Resources
  103. Weight Loss
  104. Wellness Centers
  105. Wound Healing
  106. X-ray
  107. Yesterday's Treasures

Medical Oncology and Chemotherapy Services

A medical oncologist specializes in the use of medicines, called chemotherapy, to treat cancer. Chemotherapy can be used to cure cancer, to keep cancer from spreading, to slow cancer's growth or to relieve symptoms caused by cancer.

Your medical oncologist at the Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center will decide which drug or combination of drugs, dosages, method of administration, and frequency are best for you. All of these decisions will depend on the type of cancer, its location, the extent of its growth, how it is affecting your normal body functions, and your general health.

Chemotherapy Center At the Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center's chemotherapy center, you will be cared for by specially trained and certified oncology nurses. Great care has been taken to provide a soothing, home-like environment which includes ample room for loved ones to comfortably stay with you during your treatment.

Chemotherapy works systematically through the body as it is delivered intravenously. There are about 80 different types of chemotherapy drugs being used today. Your chemotherapy treatment may consist of more than one drug. Chemotherapy drugs are made to kill fast-growing cancer cells, but because these drugs travel through the entire body they can affect normal, healthy cells. Damage to healthy tissue is the cause of side effects. It is important to remember that every person doesn't get every side effect, and some people get few, if any. Your medical oncologist will work with you on the most effective methods for minimizing any side effects caused by your treatment.