Patients come to Northshore Oncology Associates for comprehensive medical care in a state-of-the-art, patient-centered environment that cares for them from diagnosis, during and after treatment. Our highly- experienced physicians and health care staff use their skills, compassion and the latest medical knowledge to care for you or your loved one. Cancer patients rely on Northshore Oncology Associates’s multidisciplinary team approach to co-ordinate the medical and other resources available to them for their treatment.
The infusion suite at the St. Tammany Parish Hospital Cancer Center is an open, airy environment designed with natural light. Comfortable infusion recliners for patients have been installed throughout the suite. Warm blankets, complimentary snacks and beverages as well as Wi-fi and individual televisions for each patient are just a few of the amenities available to patients.
Our dietitian is trained to determine your nutritional needs and to develop an individualized diet plan that will meet these needs during treatment and recovery. The dietitian can answer any nutrition-related questions and will offer suggestions or advice on eating well during treatment.
The Cancer Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital sponsors clinical trials to seek the safest and most effective treatments for each cancer type. If you are considering participating in one of our clinical trials, you will receive a thorough explanation from your healthcare provider with all the information you need to make an informed decision. The Cancer Center offers many clinical trials at any given time, including brain, breast, colorectal, head and neck, kidney, lung, melanoma, pancreas and prostate studies.
What is a clinical trial?
Clinical trials are research studies to test new approaches in the prevention, detection, diagnosis or treatment of disease.
How do I join a trial?
Ask your doctor about participating in one of our trials.
Phone: Call our clinical research department at (985) 276-6843.
Radiation therapy is an important tool in the treatment of cancer. NOA refers patients to MBP cancer center for radiation therapy and works closely with the radiation oncologists.
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at St.Tammany Parish Hospital Radiation: 985-875- 2234