Providing chemotherapy treatment for many cancer types.
Sometimes called systemic therapy, chemotherapy is given to treat cancer and prevent its recurrence, and can be used alone or in conjunction with surgery or radiation therapy. The medication flows through the body to target and destroy fast-growing cells — cancer cells, as well as others.
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At Sharp, patients receive chemotherapy and other supportive medical treatments from specially trained nurses in a comfortable environment, and return home on the same day. Chemotherapy is generally given in cycles — a treatment period is following by a recovery period before another treatment period begins.
Learn more about what to expect and how to prepare for chemotherapy treatment at Sharp and read our guide on food safety during cancer treatment.
Types of chemotherapy treatments.
- Heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy
- Biologic therapy
Helpful chemotherapy resources.
While our team of clinical experts is always happy to address any questions you may have, we also recommend reviewing the following resources.
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Dr. Priya Singh
"The Sharp Experience means receiving state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary, comprehensive cancer care right here in San Diego. "
Dr. Reema Batra
"My goal is to provide positive experiences in order for my patients to get as healthy as possible, as soon as possible."
Dr. Steven Kossman
"I provide sensitive, comprehensive care for patients with cancer and blood disorders."
Dr. Charles Redfern
"The Sharp Experience means taking care of a patient the way I would take care of a family member or want to be taken care of myself."
Dr. Barry Uhl
"My goal is to provide information and treatment options to help you through this challenging time."
Dr. Marilyn S. Norton
"My goal is to have my patients feel the warmth of my true concern for their health."
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