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Life changing care for a life changing disease

We understand the medical and emotional challenges that a cancer diagnosis brings. From an initial diagnosis or second opinion, to treatment, to wellness and survivorship, to our doctors and teams, we will be there for you at every step.

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A collaborative and integrated approach to care 

We make certain you have the best care and people by your side, our doctors, excellent communication, a personalized plan, and connection to renowned resources and specialists. At Optum, you’ll find:

  • Dedicated team of surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, and nurses
  • Facilitated medical communication and coordination through Optum’s electronic records system
  • Partnerships with Massachusetts General Hospital (Mass General), Northwell Health and more
  • Access to clinical trials through Mass General, the Dana Farber-Partners Cancer Center and other partners
  • Expedient referrals for specialized transplants and procedures though our connections to world class academic medical centers
  • Patient care coordinator program for to support you and handle the logistics of care
  • Support groups that offer one-of-a-kind understanding and support

Conditions and Illnesses

Our oncology team treats many forms of cancers including:

Our hematology team treats a variety of blood-related conditions and disorders including:

  • Anemia
  • Coagulation disorder/Hyper coagulation disorders
  • Pernicious anemias
  • Iron deficiencies
  • Leukemia/Lymphadema
  • Hemacromatosis
  • Polycythemia
  • Monoclonal gammapathy
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thalassemia

Treatments and services


We use the most advanced blood and imaging tests (radiology) as well as biopsies to diagnose cancer and monitor the effectiveness of treatment with the highest precision and accuracy.  Our on-site services include:

  • 3D mammography
  • 3 Tesla MRI
  • Bone densitometry
  • Bone marrow biopsy
  • Computerized tomography (CT) cans
  • Endobronchial ultrasound
  • Genetic testing
  • Laboratory testing
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Navigational bronchoscopy
  • On-site infusion suites
  • On-site lab and pathology services
  • On-site radiology services
  • Phlebotomies
  • Plain film x-ray
  • Pulmonary embolism (PE) scans
  • Service 10
  • Vitamin deficiencies

Surgeries and other procedures

We offer advanced, minimally invasive procedures as well as a wide range of leading edge therapies. 

  • Robotic assisted surgeries incorporating enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols
  • Interventional radiology procedures (sono, CT and MRI guided biopsies)
  • Chemotherapy
  • Genetic counseling
  • Hormone therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Iron infusions
  • Red blood cell therapy
  • Targeted therapy
  • White blood cell therapy

Additionally, we provide patients access to the latest advances in cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment through clinical trials.

Medical care and help

When you come to Optum, we’ll treat you with every resource we have, and more. From personalized, integrative care to a strong network of academic centers and hospitals, we’ll ensure that you have access to the latest and most effective resources, with the support to help you strive for the greatest outcomes.

To find specialists in our oncology/hematology department, visit our Providers page.

Contact us if you have any questions.