Cancer Treatment

Cancer Treatment Center at Samaritan Hospital

Your partner in the fight against cancer.


Meet Our Cancer Survivors


A diagnosis of cancer can be devastating. Its effects reach out to family, friends and colleagues. At the Cancer Treatment Center, we understand. We know that dealing with cancer can be one of the greatest challenges you'll ever face. That's why we've woven together a complete continuum of care and support for you and your loved ones.

For more than 25 years, the Cancer Treatment Center at Samaritan Hospital in Troy has provided comprehensive cancer care to people in the Capital Region of upstate New York. We make sure that every patient has every advantage of everything we know about defeating this disease. Earlier detection. Precise diagnosis. Pioneering treatments. Advanced technologies.

We're proud to offer:

  • One, centralized location for treatment and doctors' appointments
  • Skilled and caring staff
  • Support for patients, families and friends
  • Assistance with transportation
  • Education and screenings

Patient Navigator

The Cancer Treatment Center offers the expertise of a patient navigator, a registered nurse who is experienced in oncology and is responsible for streamlining and coordinating the entire, often-complex diagnosis, treatment and follow-up process for cancer patients. This may include advocacy with insurance companies, assistance with scheduling and much more.

Barbara McHale RN, OCN, CBCN, serves as patient navigator. She can be reached at (518) 271-3693.


You can have your physician refer you, or you can call yourself at (518) 271-3775. We'll schedule an initial appointment for you as soon as possible. For your ease and convenience, we have our own phlebotomist to draw your blood, even if the test is ordered by a physician outside the center.

Centrally Located

The center is located at Samaritan Hospital at the corner of Burdett and Peoples Avenues in Troy, just minutes from the Collar City Bridge and major arterials (I-787, I-90 and I-87.) Take Hoosick Street east to Burdett (5th light.) Turn right onto Burdett and proceed to Peoples Avenue. Turn right onto Peoples Avenue. Please park in the Peoples Avenue parking lot (oncology and outpatient services) on the southwest side of the hospital.

For more information, call (518) 271-3775.

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