Our lab is comprised of highly trained personnel who specialize in the art of
drawing blood from the most difficult to stick patients. We can provide same day
results on numerous routine tests for our patient's convenience. A private room
is available for patients who need central line devices accessed.
Our pharmacy is staffed by a full-time pharmacist and technicians
with years of experience in oncology. We prepare all chemotherapy
given and offer a variety of oral medications to our patients.
We accept several prescription plans from area healthcare
insurance companies. We also participate in patient assistance
programs through pharmaceutical companies for those who demonstrate
A joint effort between Palmetto Hematology Oncology and Spartanburg
Regional Healthcare System offers comprehensive transplant
services for the treatment of various malignancies. A team
of committed professionals works together to provide comprehensive
care in a compassionate, "close to home" environment. The
majority of care is provided in our outpatient areas, with
the inpatient facilities poised to deliver continued quality
care. Support services and groups are available to provide
ongoing social and emotional support.
We provide several outpatient services that may be ordered by your physician.
Infusion nurses can administer chemotherapy, blood transfusions, injections, and
central line catheter care for our patients. Semiprivate and private rooms are
available for treatment. Patient education is a priority for our nurses. You will
be able to discuss with your nurse during office visits, any question concerning
your treatment or side effects. No children under the age of 16 shall be permitted
in the treatment areas for their safety as well as the safety of the patients.
Upstate CCOP is a research center for ongoing clinical trials. Patients may choose
to enroll in open studies if initial criteria are met. Research is an integral
part of cancer care. If a patient is eligible for any current studies, a research
nurse will discuss them with you and your family for consideration. Participating
in all research studies is voluntary.
We have a great deal to offer our patients in supportive services.
The Cancer Caring Connection is a support group for patients
and their families that meet monthly. Visit our brand new
media/resource center to access a variety of education materials:
the Internet, videotapes, and books. A comprehensive
breast health program will be available for women in the community.