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Welcome to the Good Samaritan Cancer Center. At the Cancer Center, you will find a dedicated team of professionals available to help in the fight against cancer. Our physicians, nurses and therapists specialize in the care of those with cancer.  We are committed to helping individuals and families throughout the cancer care experience. We can assist with the prevention and early detection of cancer, diagnosis and treatment, follow-up care, rehabilitation and survivorship, and care for those who are dying and their families.

 

We offer a comprehensive cancer program that includes:

  • Radiation Therapy including 3-D conformal, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), StereotacticRadiosurgery (SRS), Stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT), Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT, Respiratory Gating, Brachytherapy (seed implant) radiation therapy, High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR) including MammoSite and CT Simulation
  • Medical Oncology services (including chemotherapy, infusions and symptom management) in a warm and comfortable setting for adults and children and Inpatient Cancer Care
  • Clinical trial program offering cancer prevention and treatment trials
  • Family Risk Assessment Program for Hereditary Cancers and Cancer Genetics Counseling
  • Patient/Family Support Groups
  • Cancer Survivor Programs
  • Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Services
  • Community Education programs
  • Diagnostic Radiology, including Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) scanners, PET/CT, Digital Mammography, Stereotactic Breast Biopsies
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Pathology (tumor analysis) and other Laboratory Services
  • Surgical Services
  • Home Health and Hospice

 

Some special elements of the our cancer program include:

 

  • Nurses and therapists who specialize in the care of cancer patients' unique needs
  •  A comprehensive Cancer Patient Guidebook for use at the hospital and home
  •  A patient passport to help you track your progress through treatment and recovery
  • Clear and concise educational brochures and videotapes
  • Patient amenities including between-meal snacks and pre-warmed blankets
  • Care Management and chaplain services
  • American Cancer Society programs like "I Can Cope" and "Look Good, Feel Better" held on site (ask about the latest schedule).  Some programs offered to other communities through telemedicine
  • Support Group and patient educational meetings held on site and via telephone.
  • A Breast Health Specialist to assist you in your journey.

 

Our Physicians:  
 

Fishel Z. Liberman, M.D. - Radiation Oncologist. 

Dr. Liberman attended medical school at the University of Connecticut. He completed his internship at Sinai Hospital Center in Baltimore, Maryland and his residency in Radiation Oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Prior to coming to Kearney, Dr. Liberman had academic appointments at the University of Maryland and most recently was the Director of Radiation Oncology in Jefferson City, Missouri. He is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology.

George K. Bascom, M.D. - Medical Oncologist

Dr. Bascom graduated medical school from the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. His internship was completed at the Kansas University Combined Hospital in Wichita, Kansas. His residencies were completed at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Cynthia M. Lewis, M.D. - Medical Oncologist/Hematologist

Dr. Lewis graduated medical school from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.   Her residency and fellowships were completed at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  She is Board Certified in Hematology, Medical Oncology, and Internal Medicine.

Nicholas J. Hartl, M.D. - Medical Oncologist

Dr. Hartl graduated medical school and completed his residency at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. His fellowship was completed at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He is Board Certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine. 

 

 

Memberships/Affiliations

The Cancer Program is an approved cancer program by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

 


Our other memberships and affiliations include: 

 


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