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The moment you walk into the Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center, you will be greeted by kind and compassionate staff members This beautiful, new facility in Fitchburg, MA surrounds you with warm, calming colors and artwork to enjoy. When you sit down in one of the waiting or treatment rooms, rest assure that our staff of certified nurses and physicians will offer personalized care for you.

Accredited by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons, UMass Memorial Health – HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital applies a multidisciplinary approach and treats cancer as a complex group of diseases that requires consultation among surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, and other health care professionals that specialize in caring for the cancer patient.

When patients receive care at a CoC facility like ours, they can be confident in the high-quality cancer care services they receive, including access to information on clinical trials, psychosocial support, genetic counseling, a patient navigator, and survivorship care plan.

We provide more than 11,500 medical oncology treatments and more than 10,600 radiation therapy treatments a year. Through the collaboration of HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital and UMass Memorial Medical Center, the Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center delivers cancer care for the region.

A Small Army of Caregivers

This welcoming facility is staffed by board-certified medical oncologists, certified oncology nurses, hematologists, dieticians, and radiation oncologists from HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital and UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Diseases We Treat

  • Blood Cancer Center
    • Leukemia
    • Lymphoma
    • Myeloma
  • Breast Cancer Center
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer Center
    • Colorectal cancer
    • Liver tumors
    • Pancreatic cancer
    • Peritoneal cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancer Center
    • Kidney cancer
    • Prostate cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Center
  • Head & Neck Cancer Center
  • Hematology Cancer Center
    • Sickle Cell Center
  • Melanoma & Skin Cancer Center
  • Sarcoma & Connective Tissue Cancer Center
    • Soft tissue cancer
    • Thyroid cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer Center

Cancer Services We Offer

  • Blood apheresis
  • Blood transfusions
  • Chemotherapy
  • Consults, follow-up care and radiation treatment
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Home care and hospice
  • Individualized coordinated treatment plans
  • Infusion, transfusions and other support therapies
  • Lymphedema treatment
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Pain management
  • Patient Navigator
  • Symptom management
  • Massage
  • Aromatherapy
  • Relaxing and calming atmosphere

Surgeons at HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital also provide a wide range of surgical services for the benefit of cancer patients. When required, you also have access to more advanced treatments and clinical trials at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.

Radiation Therapy Services

Our center features a TrueBeam® radiation treatment system that coordinates imaging, patient positioning and motion to:

  • Provide more precise dosages for safer radiation treatments
  • Deliver times that can be up to 50 percent faster than conventional radiation therapy
  • Treat tumors anywhere in the body
  • Increase patient comfort

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Quality Cancer Care Nationally Recognized

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons recently granted a three-year approval with commendation to our Cancer Center.

Approval by the CoC is given only to those facilities that have voluntarily committed to providing the highest level of quality cancer care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance. Only one in four hospital-based cancer programs across the United States receive this special approval.

Our Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center received the distinction of achieving the status of Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program, also granted by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

American Cancer Society Resource Center

In collaboration with the American Cancer Society, a resource center is on-site at the Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center. The first resource center in North Central Massachusetts, volunteers are available to help you and your family navigate the cancer journey.

The resource center is supplied with computers, printers, televisions, and educational materials. Patients and their families can access a variety of services and support programs by either visiting the resource center located in the Cancer Center, or by calling 978-343-5670.

Public Reporting of Outcomes of the Cancer Committee

The Cancer Program Practice Profile Reports (CP3R) are quality measures that encompass multiple primary cancer sites, including Breast, Colon, Rectal and Lung. UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital's Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center data is derived from the National Cancer Data Base submitted by our certified tumor registry team. These reports are regularly presented to Cancer Committee to review and evaluate evidence-based patient care, discuss successful processes and identify processes where clinical improvements are required.