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Oncology

Oncology refers to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Oncology treatments may include chemotherapy, radiation, medication or surgery. Oncologists can specialize in one of three fields of oncology: medical, radiation or surgery.

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Cancer care in Richmond, Virginia

We offer compassionate and high-quality cancer treatments.

Retreat Doctors’ Hospital, a campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, offers advanced, minimally invasive cancer treatments. We want to empower you to be involved in your care by understanding your diagnosis and treatment options.

Have cancer questions?

We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated, confidential helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially trained nurses are available 24/7.

We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated, confidential helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially trained nurses are available 24/7.

Related specialties

Learn more about our related specialties.

Types of cancer we treat

We specialize in cancers of the genitourinary system, including:

  • Adrenal cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer

  • Prostate cancer
  • Testicular cancer

Our cancer services

Our oncologists and care team members offer comprehensive oncology diagnostics and treatments.

Treatments for urologic cancers

Our cancer specialists diagnose and stage cancer and develop the most appropriate treatment plan. We offer common cancer treatments, as well as complex surgical treatments.

  • Chemotherapy
  • Laparoscopy surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Robotic surgery
  • Traditional surgery

Surgical cancer treatments

Our experienced physicians use the latest technology to offer innovative and comprehensive care for all urologic cancers. Whenever possible, we create a plan using the least invasive approaches possible. Treatment options include open, minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic procedures and organ-sparing surgery.

Assess your cancer risk factors

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Your colorectal cancer risk factors
When diagnosed early, colorectal cancer is highly preventable and highly treatable. Use our online tool to find out your risk and what you can do about it.
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At risk for lung cancer?
If you're unsure, let us help you understand whether you have any potential risk factors for developing lung cancer with our free assessment tool.
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Worried about prostate cancer?
Let us help. Our assessment will enable you to understand whether you need to be talking to your doctor about prostate cancer and screenings.

The Healthy Living Blog

Read our blogs to learn about preventive care and ways you can lead a healthier lifestyle.

Julie Marshall & Tiffany Knepshield 

January 27, 2023
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Cancer survivor officiates former nurse's wedding

Julie Marshall & Tiffany Knepshield 

January 27, 2023
Johnston-Willis Hospital
Cancer survivor officiates former nurse's wedding

What you need to know about breast cancer surgical choices 

October 28, 2022
When diagnosed with breast cancer, for many patients, surgery is the first treatment, followed by chemotherapy or radiation.

Mammograms: What to expect 

October 12, 2022
What you can expect from and how to prep for your mammogram, a recommended screening schedule, and answers to commonly asked questions.