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Aurora St Luke's Medical Center, Aurora West Allis Medical Center, Aurora Sinai Medical Center and Aurora Medical Center in Washington County combined as an integrated Network Cancer Program to provide coordinated first-class patient-centered care close to home. The Commission on Cancer has awarded these hospitals and their respective clinics the "Outstanding Cancer Program Achievement Award" and our three breast centers at St Luke's, Sinai and West Allis have been accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Aurora’s state-of-the-art cancer care will provide you and your family a multi-disciplinary team that will develop personalized treatment plans from wellness and prevention, through diagnosis and treatment, up-to survivorship. Our dedicated experts are also involved with cancer research which will allow access to breakthrough treatment options whenever possible. Support Groups, Genetic Counselors, Spiritual Care, Expressive Arts, and Oncology focused Rehabilitation Specialists are available in addition to many other resources.

Contact Info

Aurora St Luke's Medical Center
2900 West Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53215-4330
United States


Phone (414) 649-6000
www.aurorahealthcare.org





Network Members

Aurora Sinai Medical Center
945 North 12th Street
Milwaukee, WI
www.aurorahealthcare.org


Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center
2900 West Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
www.aurorahealthcare.org


Aurora West Allis Memorial Hospital
8901 West Lincoln Avenue
West Allis, WI
www.aurora.org


Commission on Cancer

Available Services

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Radiation Oncology Services
  • Systemic Therapy Services
  • Clinical Trial Information Available to Patients
  • Psychosocial and Supportive Services
  • Support Groups
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Education Programs
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs
  • Screening and Early Detection Programs
  • American Cancer Society Services
  • Nutrition Services
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Diagnostic Imaging

  • Digital Radiography for Mammography
  • Fluorescence Bronchoscopy
  • Mammography
  • Magnetic Resonance (MR) Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • Angiography
  • Computerized Axial Tomography Scan (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Positron Emission Tomography Scan (PET)
  • Stereotactic Guided Biopsy
  • Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) (by referral)
  • Positron Emission Mammography (PEM)
  • Echocardiography
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy

Radiation Oncology Services

  • Brachytherapy - High Dose Rate (HDR)
  • Electron Beam
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy
  • Radiosurgery to treat brain tumors
  • Robotic radiosurgery system
  • Hyperthermia (by referral)
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Proton Beam (by referral)
  • 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Brachytherapy - Low Dose Rate (LDR)
  • Computerized Treatment Planning
  • HDR Radiation Therapy System
  • Linear Accelerator
  • Systemic Radioisotopes
  • Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) (by referral)

Systemic Therapy Services

  • Infusion Center with Chemotherapy
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (by referral)
  • Chemoembolization
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • TheraSphere/SIR-Sphere
  • Unsealed Source Radiotherapy

Clinical Trial Information Available to Patients

  • Patient library
  • Brochures/Pamphlets
  • Internet Access
  • Patient information packets
  • Research Coordinator/Nurse
  • Other

Psychosocial and Supportive Services

  • Caregiver and Family Counseling
  • Case Management and/or Patient Navigation
  • Child Life Program (by referral)
  • Community Resource Coordination (e.g. transportation, financial resources) (by referral)
  • Hospice
  • Lodging Assistance (by referral)
  • Patient Resource Center or Library
  • Pastoral Care
  • Pet Therapy
  • Psycho-Education to Enhance Coping Skills
  • Adjustment to Illness Counseling
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Art Therapy
  • Bio-Psychosocial Assessment
  • Complementary Medicine Program
  • Facilitation of Patient/Family, Provider Communication
  • Fertility Counseling
  • Home Care Program
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Consult
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Music Therapy
  • Outpatient Psychiatric Care
  • Pain and Palliative Care Program
  • Sexuality Counseling
  • Support and Education Related to Parenting through Cancer
  • Survivorship Program
  • Wellness Program

Support Groups

  • Caregiver Support Group
  • Family/Children Support Group
  • General Cancer Support Group
  • Loss/Bereavement Support Group
  • Young Adult Support Group
  • Lung Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Prostate Cancer Support Group
  • Transplant Support Group
  • Breast Cancer Support Group
  • Colorectal Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Other Site-Specific Support Group

Rehabilitation Services

  • Lymphedema Program
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Prosthetic Services
  • Speech and language pathology
  • Stomal Services/Wound Care Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy

Surgical Procedures

  • Ultrasonic Surgical Aspiration
  • Limb Perfusion
  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
  • Robotic Assisted Procedures
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Cryosurgery
  • Microwave Ablation
  • Catheter based Partial Breast Irradiation (ex: Mammosite)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Education Programs

  • Breast
  • Cervix
  • Colorectal
  • Lung
  • Prostate
  • Skin
  • General Cancer

Healthy Lifestyle Programs

  • Nutritional Dietary Education Program
  • Smoking Cessation Program
  • Skin Cancer Awareness Program
  • Exercise Program
  • Weight Control Program

Screening and Early Detection Programs

  • Mammography
  • Pap Test
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test
  • Oral Exam
  • PSA Blood Test
  • Skin Exam
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Reduced Cost Mammography
  • Testes Exam
  • Digital Mammography
  • Breast MRI
  • Risk Assessment for Breast Cancer
  • Reduced Cost Cervical Cancer Testing
  • Cervical Cancer Testing
  • Liquid-based Pap Test
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • CT Colonography (virtual colonoscopy)
  • Double-Contrast Barium Enema
  • Fecal Immunochemical Test
  • Stool DNA
  • Prostate Screening
  • Digital Rectal Exam
  • Thyroid Exam
  • Lymph Node Exam
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Clinical Breast Exam
  • Human Papilloma Virus Test
  • Low-dose
  • Spiral CT Scan

American Cancer Society Services

  • Transportation Services (by referral)
  • Cancer Resource Center (by referral)
  • Hope Lodge (by referral)
  • I Can Cope
  • Lodging Services (by referral)
  • Look Good... Feel Better
  • Patient Navigator Program
  • Reach to Recovery - Breast Cancer
  • Road to Recovery (by referral)

Nutrition Services

  • Screenings or assessments for nutrition-related concerns
  • Nutritional counseling and education