UPMC WHITFIELD CANCER CENTRE
UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre offers world-class cancer treatments with close-to-home convenience—setting a precedent of excellence for radiotherapy in Ireland. By using combined global expertise and resources, our multi-disciplinary team works together to implement quality oversight, advanced medical training, performance data tracking, and research programs. Most importantly, we are the dedicated radiotherapy center for patients in the South East.
To improve survival and quality of life for cancer patients through the use of high-quality, technically advanced radiation therapy integrated into multidisciplinary care management.
Our Doctors and Staff
We pride ourselves in the level of care we offer every one of our patients. Our Multidisciplinary Team approach is delivered by one global team of experts—people and resources centered around you, setting a precedent for world-class cancer care close to home.Meet Our Doctors and Staff
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Our Partners in Care
Whitfield Clinic is a private hospital situated in Butlerstown on the outskirts of Waterford City. It opened in 2006 with the aim of improving the health care services available to Waterford and the South East. Since opening its doors, Whitfield has strived to provide the best level of private patient care in the South East region. Whitfield has 60 consultants, 40 private beds, a 24-bed day surgery unit, four operating theatres, an endoscopy suit, and an oncology day ward.
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is one of the largest integrated community networks of cancer physicians and health care specialists in the United States, and has expanded internationally. Comprised of more than 200 medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists and hematology oncology physicians at more than 50 locations, the network allows patients to receive world-class cancer care close to home. Each location is closely tied to Hillman Cancer Center through personnel and technology linkages, so wherever you choose to be treated, you can be confident the most advanced cancer diagnosis and treatments are available. Similarly, our overseas locations in Waterford, Ireland, Rome, Italy, and Singapore, allow patients access to the expertise and technology available at the heart of our network.
UPMC is a recognised leader both in providing health care services in the United States and in sharing that knowledge to build outstanding health care with partners around the globe. UPMC, an academic medical centre, is closely affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh, which has ranked among the top 10 recipients of National Institutes of Health research funding since 1998. UPMC operates more than 30 academic, community, and specialty hospitals and has created a genuinely integrated health care delivery system. A noted innovator in information technology, UPMC was an early adopter of electronic health records and the interoperability solutions that tie them together. UPMC is consistently ranked among the nation’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, with renowned centres of excellence in transplantation, cancer, neurosurgery, psychiatry, rehabilitation, geriatrics, and women’s health.
University Hospital Waterford provides general medical, surgical and maternity care to people living in South Kilkenny and Waterford City and is the designated cancer centre for the south east. The Hospital provides rapid access assessment for breast, prostate, lung and skin cancers. Cancer surgery is centrallised at UHW, and haematology, medical oncology and palliative care is provided through inpatient and day care facilities.
The National Cancer Control Programme works with health service providers to prevent cancer, treat cancer, and increase survival and quality of life for those who develop cancer, by converting the knowledge gained through research, surveillance and outcome evaluation into strategies and actions.