Oncology Pharmacy

To support providers in care delivery, Cancer Care has pharmacists specialized in oncology pharmacy on site. The pharmacists work with providers to assure that medications selected meet patient care needs. Together they have established protocols to standardize care delivery. They also consult with nursing staff regarding the best means of medication administration assuring best effect with minimal side effects. Pharmacists are available to meet with patients and family to discuss how specific medications work, anticipated side effects, and possible interactions with other medications. The pharmacists supervise the work of pharmacy technicians who prepare the drugs for patient use.

To demonstrate knowledge and expertise, pharmacists are board certified in their specialty. To speak to an EMMC Cancer Care pharmacist call 207-973-4276.