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The Center for Cancer Care & Hematology

Compassionate Care with Hope and Excellence

A cancer diagnosis can be an overwhelming and frightening experience - the uncertainty of what lies ahead, or the loss of control over everday life. With Frisbie Memorial Hospital's expanded clinical affiliation with Lahey Health patients have the added comfort of knowing that comprehensive cancer and hematology care is now available, close to home.

The Center for Cancer Care and Hematology at Frisbie Memorial is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of specialists working together to provide innovative care to patients. Now, Frisbie's Oncologists and Hematologists have access to Lahey Health's advanced clinical training, and the opportunity to participate on Lahey Health Tumor Boards, which will afford direct access to specialists during patient case reviews. With the recommendation of the oncologists, patients will also have access to Lahey's clinical trials, which evaluate new and innovative cancer treatments.

In addition to accessing this leading expertise, we offer the latest cancer treatments in a comfortable setting, including:
  • Consultation for Hematology/Oncology 
  • Chemotherapy - oral and infusion
  • Biotherapy (monoclonal antibodies, growth factors)
  • Bone marrow biopsies (with general anesthesia if needed)
  • Palliative care/ Best supportive care
  • Survivorship
  • Radiation oncology (offsite at WDH)
  • Hospice care
  • Physical therapy / Lymphedema treatment
  • Nutritional services
  • Care management 
Our 5,200 square-foot facility includes:
  • Larger treatment areas
  • Private rooms
  • Patient library/waiting room with computer access to the latest oncology information
  • Nine treatment chairs with television and laptop computer hookups
  • Oncology-designated parking spaces
  • Patient transportation services
Frisbie Memorial Hospital believes it is absolutely necessary to treat the whole person throughout the cancer experience. We make a special effort to provide cancer care that ranges from diagnosis through post treatment. Our mission is to offer comprehensive cancer care — treating the clinical and emotional needs of both the patient and the family. We encourage you and your family to participate in a variety of related therapies, including:
  • Nutritional therapy
  • Care Management Program
  • Rehabilitation (physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy services)
  • Lymphedema support

Frisbie Memorial Hospital enjoys a strong affiliation with the American Cancer Society. For more information, please call (603) 335-8490.

The Center for Cancer Care Oncologists/Hematologists:

Archana Bhargava, MD
Dr. Bhargava earned her medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University in India. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hematology and Oncology.

Loyd West, MD
Dr. West earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire. He completed post graduate degree training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California, and at MD Anderson Cancer Center for Oncologic Gynecology. Dr. West is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Yoko Fukuda, MD
Dr. Fukuda earned her medical degree from Keio University of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan. She completed her residency at Keio University Hospital and at Beth Israel Medical Center in Internal Medicine. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology.
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