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HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY

MEET OUR PROVIDERS

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  • Banu Symington MD

Banu Symington, MD

Dr. Banu Symington is Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center’s hematologist/oncologist and medical director. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, recertified in Oncology in 2013, and is active in Maintenance of Certification through the American Board of Internal Medicine.

She treats adult patients with a variety of cancers including those of the breast, lung, colon, prostate, pancreas, stomach, liver, kidney, head and neck, skin, lymph nodes, blood and others. She also treats patients who don’t have cancer, but have blood disorders such as bleeding and clotting problems, elevated blood counts and hemoglobin disorders. In addition, she will help patients reduce their future risk of cancer related to hereditary syndromes. She is passionate about cancer prevention through HPV vaccination and is a member of the Intermountain West HPV Immunization Coalition.

Dr. Symington received her undergraduate biochemistry degree and her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Washington and Hematology/Oncology fellowship at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle. She worked as a staff scientist at the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute. She has won numerous research and clinical investigator awards. In 2017, she was appointed a Master of the American College of Physicians for her patient advocacy.

 

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KEY SERVICES WE PROVIDE


In the Hematology-Oncology department at Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center, our mission
is to reduce the burden of cancer in our state through prevention, treatment and education.
We strive to meet the many physical and emotional needs of cancer patients and their families
through outstanding medical care, provided with compassion and concern.

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Patient-Centered Approach

We offer convenient, timely appointments, state-of-the art treatment close to home, combined with personalized treatment plans based on your medical condition and national guidelines. Our infusions are administered by experienced chemotherapy-certified nurses.

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Collaboration with Huntsman Cancer Institute

We employ a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating cancer. Our care team participates in the Huntsman Tumor Boards for challenging cases with experts from a range of specialties. We believe in comprehensive treatment and thoughtful transitions of care between SRCC and Huntsman Cancer Institute.

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Excellence in Care and Technological Advances

We apply the latest scientific and technological advances in the diagnosis and treatment of Cancer, so that you don't have to travel to receive world-class treatments backed by best practices and leading-edge protocols. We provide Cancer treatment with immunotherapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and hormonal therapy; and through our affiliation, provide our patients timely access to clinical trials available at Huntsman.

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Support Services

We offer broad access to educational materials for specific diseases. Our licensed clinical social worker provides individual & family counseling and assistance with transportation, meal programs, caregiver resources, healthcare coverage and financial assistance. We also have a registered dietician for nutritional support.

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YOUR CARE IS IMPORTANT TO US

The Hematology Oncology staff is proud to be a part of the Rock Springs community and is here to help the residents of Sweetwater County and beyond with their all of their cancer care needs Our department is current seeing patients and can be contacted at 307-382-2234.

 

PATIENT TESTIMONIAL

  • I am so appreciative to the dedicated and caring staff. We are so fortunate to have this amazing Oncology Clinic right here in Rock Springs. It truly is a blessing to those of us faced with cancer.

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SWEETWATER REGIONAL CANCER CENTER

Address: 1180 College Dr - Rock Springs, WY 82901 Phone:(307) 382-2234

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