Medical Oncology Services
Specialists in Medical Oncology and Hematology at OSF Saint Anthony’s Cancer Center of Excellence treat patients with anemia, leukemia, lymphomas and bleeding disorders, as well as benign and malignant tumors/masses. Our newly dedicated Cancer Center features a stress reducing environment, complete with a family and visitor lounge with a fireplace and flat screen television, to help create a peaceful atmosphere for patients and families. Private infusion bays with recliners, guest chairs and flat screen televisions provide a comfortable treatment setting for patients.
In addition to chemotherapy, services and treatments provided in the infusion center include: hydration therapy, injection services (examples: B-12, Aranesp, Prolia), medication infusions (examples: Iron, Reclast), therapeutic phlebotomy, transfusions of blood and bone marrow biopsies.
Dr. Manpreet Sandhu, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, leads the Medical Oncology and Hematology Services. Before joining OSF Saint Anthony’s Cancer Center, she received advanced Fellowship training in Hematology and Medical Oncology through the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in New Jersey, where she also completed her internship and residency. Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Sandhu provides treatment for all cancers and specializes in breast cancer.
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has included OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center among its 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award winners, which recognizes OSF Saint Anthony’s Cancer Center of Excellence as one of the top 75 accredited cancer programs in the United States.