Spagnoli Family Cancer Center
The Spagnoli Family Cancer Center is a comprehensive cancer treatment center, right here in the Hudson Valley. The comprehensive, nationally-accredited cancer program includes a team of experienced physicians and certified oncology nurses who specialize in treating lung, breast, and head and neck cancers, as well as many other types of cancer. The team is backed by advanced technology and a compassionate staff that personalize your cancer care, so you can enjoy life again.
Comprehensive Cancer Care
Our goal at Orange Regional Medical Center is to not only provide excellent clinical care, but to provide support for the whole person—we are here to help in the journey from cancer patient to cancer survivor. At Orange Regional Medical Center, everything we do reflects back to our mission,“to improve the health of our community by providing exceptional healthcare.” This mission is foundational and serves as the cornerstone of our oncology program, driving us in our fight to eliminate this disease.
We offer the highest quality of cancer care, which is evidenced by our accreditation through the Commission on Cancer (COC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACOS), which awarded us a gold commendation for excellence in cancer care. This commendation assures our patients that they will receive the best care from their diagnosis, throughout their treatment, and to survivorship or end-of-life care.
Types of Cancer We Treat
We believe in leveraging a multifaceted care system to offer an unprecedented level of support, guidance and, of course, treatment to every patient at every stage, from diagnosis to remission. This means continually investing our steadfast energy and resources into ground-breaking research, new developments in technology, complementary therapeutic services and more.
The Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center provides comprehensive breast care services, including state-of-the-art diagnostics, early detection services and cancer treatment.
Our Gastrointestinal Cancer Program is committed to providing patients with the highest quality care and cutting-edge technologies through every phase of treatment.
A front runner in the latest diagnostic methods, treatment and procedures, including: Yttrium 90, Transaterial Chemo Embolization, and Radiation Therapy.
Our Neurological Cancer Program provides diagnosis with the latest MRI, 64-slice CT, and PET/CT technology and develops personalized treatment plans for patients.
Esophageal Cancer Program utilizes state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to identify and manage digestive tract conditions, including endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).
Head & Neck Cancer
Our skilled, multidisciplinary team provides comprehensive and customized diagnosis and treatment for patients with benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous) tumors in the head and neck.
The Lung Cancer Program at our Spagnoli Family Cancer Center provides comprehensive, customized care to patients with lung cancer - from diagnosis to survivorship.
Center for Thyroid Disease
We offer surgery as the primary treatment for thyroid cancers, as well as, Radioactive Iodine Ablation and Hormonal Suppression Therapy treatments for aggressive or metastatic cases.
Caner Center Diagnostic Imaging and Testing
We have continued to keep pace with the rapid evolution of exciting technologies in our field and our oncology program remains equally committed to one of the most important components of cancer treatment: patient care. We take a collaborative approach to each unique case to ensure that all patients receive the expert attention, multidisciplinary perspectives and quality treatment they deserve.
Our comprehensive Breast Biopsy services offers multiple systems and technology that allow early detection and precise treatment plans for patients.
Our Mammography services provide examinations with traditional, full field digital and 3D mammography technology - improving early detection of breast irregularities.
Throughout the year, we offer several free cancer screenings and assessments to the community including, screenings for prostate, skin, breast and oral cancers.
PET & CT Scanning
Positron Emission Tomography and Computerized Tomography (PET/CT) are both state-of-the-art imaging tools that allow physicians to pinpoint disease and treatment
Cancer Treatments and Procedures
At the Spagnoli Family Cancer Center at Orange Regional Medical Center you are cared for by a team of experts who address your cancer diagnosis as well as your health needs beyond cancer. The cancer treatment options your doctor recommends depends on the type and stage of cancer, possible side effects, and the patient’s preferences and overall health.
Our goal is to not only provide excellent clinical care, but to provide support for the whole person—we are here to help in the journey from cancer patient to cancer survivor.
Our Outpatient Infusion Therapy Center offers our patients a variety of infusion treatments, such as: Chemotherapy, IV Antibiotics, and much more.
50-60% of cancer patients receive some form of Radiation Therapy. A complex process of careful clinical evaluation and therapeutic decision making.
Our comprehensive brachytherapy program includes the technology and clinical expertise for High Dose Rate Remote Afterloader (HDR) and Seed Implantation therapies.
Stereotactic Radiosurgery uses precisely focused, high-dose radiation beams to deliver to small, localized area(s) of the brain in neurological cancer treatment.
Information, Education, Prevention and Support
From cancer support groups and screenings to our clinical trials program, we provide comprehensive cancer care at our cancer center. If you or a loved one has cancer, count on Orange Regional’s experienced physicians, compassionate staff and live-saving technologies to fight the battle, together with you.
Our Patient Navigators are specially-trained to help guide and support you and your family through your cancer care treatment and recovery.
We are an active participant in the Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS), a data collection and reporting system with near real-time information on cancer patients.
From living with cancer to living beyond it, at Orange Regional, we're proud and committed to offering survivorship services from support groups to rehabilitation.
We're committed to offering the best available survivorship services. This is why we have implemented our comprehensive Cancer Rehabilitation Program.
The team is backed by advanced technology and a compassionate staff that personalize your cancer care, so you can enjoy life again.
Oncology Annual Report
Our Oncology Annual Report outlines our work to meet or exceed the cancer care standards established by the commission as we remain dedicated to treating cancer and restoring health and wellness in our community.
Make a Gift to the Spagnoli Family Cancer Center
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Cancer Support Groups & Classes
MEET OUR TEAM
- Eileen Schmidt,
Palliative Care Patient Navigator
Eileen Schmidt specializes in providing one-on-one guidance through your palliative care treatment. She also facilitates our Lung Cancer Support Group.
- Arvind G. Kamthan, M.D., M.R.C.P. (U.K.), F.A.C.P.,
Dr. Kamthan completed his medical training at SMS Medical College in India and residency training at Charleston Area Medical Center at West Virginia University with a fellowship at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York. Dr. Kamthan has been practicing medicine for over 23 years.
- Cleveland W. Lewis, Jr, MD,
Cleveland W. Lewis, Jr, MD is an Orange Regional Medical Group surgeon specializing in thoracic procedures. Dr. Lewis will also be serving as Assistant Director of the Surgical Residency program. Dr. Lewis received his medical degree and completed his Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at Duke University School of Medicine, in N.C.
- Nathaniel Margolis,
Medical Director, Breast Center
Nathaniel Margolis, M.D. is medical director of the Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center. His combination of breast disease clinical knowledge and humane, compassionate care makes him the perfect leader for our nationally-recognized breast care program.
- Paramjeet Singh,
Medical Director, Surgical Oncology / General Surgeon
Paramjeet Singh, M.D., FACS is an Orange Regional Medical Group surgeon. He specializes in General Surgery and is Medical Director of Surgical Oncology. He provides patients with hepato-biliary surgical, trauma surgery surgical oncology services, as well as being a member of the Medical Group’s General Surgery team.
- Betty Koshy,
Manager, Radiation Oncology
- Regina Toomey Bueno,
- Peter Bezdicek,
- Eric Saint Clair,
- Nader Okby,
Tumor Site Development
- Sergey Koyfman,
Head & Neck Tumor
- Thomas Eanelli,
- Adel Abadir,
- Jeffrey Stewart,
Medical Director, Cancer Care Program
- Sara Sargente,
Head & Neck Cancer Patient Navigator
- Jayne O’Malley,
Lung Cancer Nurse Navigator
- Michele Worden,
Breast Cancer Patient Navigator
Count on Michele’s personal and clinical experience to help guide you through the wide range of services and treatments available at the nationally-accredited Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center.