Diagnosis & Treatment

Early and accurate cancer detection and diagnosis saves lives.

When it comes to detecting cancer and understanding your risk, you need and deserve answers as quickly as possible.  Our experts in genetic counseling pathology, cytology and diagnostic imaging are here to give you those answers.

If you would like to learn more about what measures you can take to detect cancer as early as possible, ask your doctor or call us at 585.922.4020.

breastimagingDiagnostic imaging

Screenings you can count on

For certain types of cancer, diagnostic imaging can provide potentially life-saving early detection. The Lipson Cancer Institute partners with the Rochester Regional Health Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and our community’s private radiology partners to help you get the regular screenings you need to detect cancer as early as possible. Learn more +

Pathology and cytology

A biopsy can change your life

Our nationally-recognized team is ready to diagnose your biopsy quickly and accurately. We’re ready to get you the answers you need so you can make the best decisions for you and your loved ones.Learn more +

Genetic counseling

Are you at high risk for cancer?

Some people have a gene that places them at high risk for cancer. Our team of genetic counselors can find out if you or your family members are at high risk and recommend additional screening measures if necessary.

To learn more, call 585.922.6DNA (6362) or click here to learn more +


Cancer treatment may include any combination of transfusions, fluid or medication infusions, chemotherapy, radiation or surgery. Our team of doctors will develop the cancer treatment plan that is best suited to your body and the cancer you are fighting.

Cancer-related fatigue therapy

Cancer-Related Fatigue (CRF) is the most common side effect of cancer treatment and affects nearly 70% of all cancer patients. CRF means more than simple tiredness. It is a daily lack of energy, an unusual or excessive whole-body exhaustion that is not relieved by sleep. It can be acute, lasting a month or less, or chronic, lasting from one month to six months or longer. Even if other aspects of a patient’s cancer treatments are going well, CRF can still prevent normal daily function and significantly impact quality of life. CRF can help. Learn more +