Cancer Center

Oncology Patient Story

The Guthrie Cancer Center diagnoses and treats all types of cancer, including advanced stage diseases. We can help even if you do not have a definitive diagnosis. We can also offer consultation if you have been diagnosed with an aggressive, rare or difficult to treat cancer or if you have been told that surgery is not an option.

Our comprehensive team works with patients through all aspects of living with cancer, from diagnosis and treatment, to navigating the health care system, through emotional support and help figuring out finances, then stay with you into survivorship.

Locations

Guthrie has two comprehensive Cancer Centers for diagnosis, treatment and care:

Guthrie Cancer Center – Sayre                  
Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital                 
One Guthrie Square                                       
Sayre, PA 18840                                                
570-887-2853         

Guthrie Corning Cancer Center     
Guthrie Corning Hospital    
2 Guthrie Drive           
Corning, NY 14830
607-937-3100

After an initial appointment at the Corning or Sayre Cancer Centers, patients can also receive infusion treatments at the Guthrie clinic in Wellsboro, Pa.

Diagnosis

You can be seen by our team, including fellowship-trained, board-certified specialists, at one of the Guthrie Cancer Centers without a cancer diagnosis or if previous medical tests have not determined the type or stage of your cancer. Diagnostic testing results can often be available within 24 hours.

Treatment

Each individual’s cancer journey is unique and we tailor treatment plans to the patient. Programs are generally comprised of one or a combination of treatments that include: chemotherapy and/or hormone therapy, radiation therapy, surgery. We also use a multidisciplinary approach to care bringing in experts from other areas to address patients’ specific needs.

We offer access to advanced technologies and treatment options as well as clinical trials.

Types of Cancers

Patients of Guthrie Cancer Center are treated for all types of cancer, including advance stage diseases and aggressive, rare or difficult to treat cancers.

Support Services

Guthrie Cancer Centers offer support services to our patients that include:

  • Nurse Navigators – assist patients with navigating the health care system and understanding their diagnosis.
  • Oncology Social Worker – practical and psychosocial support for patients and families.
  • Palliative Care – improved quality of life care that focuses on relieving pain, symptoms and stress.
  • Support Groups – emotional and social support in a group setting for cancer patients and caregivers.
  • Support and Resource Directory – a list of agencies and businesses in the community that offer services in support of cancer patients.

As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Guthrie oncologists can request additional expert opinions from Mayo Clinic specialists -- at no additional cost to patient.

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The Guthrie Cancer Center in Sayre, Pa. has been nationally recognized by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer for providing comprehensive cancer treatment continuously for 80 years. This means we have met or exceeded 36 standards of quality patient care and have worked to maintain that quality since the inception of our program.

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Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital has been granted accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeon

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