Oncology and Hematology
- Peconic Bay Medical Center provides advanced radiologic and laboratory services essential for the diagnosis and treatment of various forms of cancer.
- Peconic Bay Medical Center's award-winning Kanas Center for Advanced Surgery features the state-of-the-art daVinci Robotic Surgery System, which offers leading-edge capabilities for certain types of cancer surgeries.
An oncologist is an Internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. This specialist decides on and administers therapy for these malignancies, as well as consults with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer.
A hematologist is an Internist with additional training who specializes in diseases of the blood, spleen and lymph. This specialist treats conditions such as anemia, clotting disorders, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, leukemia and lymphoma—American Board of Medical Specialties.