Cancer Care Technology in Sonora

Diagnosing & treating cancer with the latest technologies

Our services include many of the same advances in diagnosing and treating cancer you would find in large, urban or academic medical centers. Our patients are often surprised by the services we offer so close to home.

In conjunction with the full-continuum of care provided by Adventist Health Sonora, the Diana J. White Cancer Institute is able to care for our patients with a wide array of services.

Diagnostic imaging:

  • Angiography
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Computerized axial tomography scan (CT)
  • 2D/3D digital mammography and breast MRI
  • Echocardiography
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Stereotactic guided biopsy
  • Ultrasound
  • Positron emission tomography scan (PET)

Radiation oncology services:

  • 3D conformal radiation therapy
  • Computerized treatment planning
  • External beam radiation therapy
  • Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Linear accelerator
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery

Systemic therapy services:

  • Chemoembolization
  • Hormone therapy
  • Infusion center with chemotherapy
  • Nononcology-related infusion therapy, such as blood product transfusions and biologics

Rehabilitation services:

  • Occupational therapy
  • Lymphedema care
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech and language pathology
  • Stomal services/wound care therapy

Psychosocial and supportive services:

  • Advanced care planning
  • Caregiver and family counseling
  • Case management and/or patient navigation
  • Facilitation of patient/family/provider communication
  • Fertility counseling
  • Home care program
  • Hospice
  • Palliative care program
  • Pastoral care
  • Patient resource center/library
  • Touch therapy/massage
  • Writing through cancer therapy
  • Cancer patient support fund (transportation, financial resources, etc.)

Support groups:

  • All cancers support group
  • Prostate cancer support group
  • Sierra grief bereavement support group

Nutrition services:

  • Assessment for nutritional concerns
  • Nutritional counseling and education

Healthy lifestyle programs:

  • Nutritional dietary education program
  • Smoking-cessation program

Screening and early detection programs:

  • 2D/3D digital mammography
  • Breast MRI
  • Cervical cancer testing
  • Clinical breast exam
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal screening
  • Double-contrast barium enema
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Fecal immunochemical test
  • Fecal occult blood test
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Human papilloma virus (HPV) test
  • Lymph node exam
  • Mammography
  • Oral exam
  • Ovarian cancer screening
  • Pap test
  • Prostate screening
  • PSA blood test
  • Risk assessment for breast cancer
  • Skin exam
  • Stool DNA
  • Testes exam
  • Thyroid exam