The appropriateness and effectiveness of your cancer treatment are essential to our mission, which is to help you conquer cancer and enable you to get on with your life. We offer in-house services for your chemotherapy treatments, as well as a Medically Integrated Dispensing Program for oral chemotherapy and supporting medications.
Trust Astera’s Pharmacy Professionals for Your Chemotherapy Treatment
As a patient of Astera Cancer Care, you can feel confident that your chemotherapy treatment has been planned, prepared and provided with vigilance, skill and precision. Our oncology pharmacists are here to ensure the accuracy, safety and effectiveness of your medications and to help prevent and manage treatment-related complications.
Astera’s nationally certified oncology pharmacy technicians prepare chemotherapy medications with years of experience and training to maintain accuracy in the preparation of all treatments. Dedicated, caring and responsible, they are committed to the best care of each of our patients.
For your chemotherapy treatments to be appropriate and effective, they must be properly compounded and prepared, correctly administered, and vigilantly followed. Success of treatment is strengthened by being conveniently accessible and backed by credentials, expertise and first-rate service which is provided by our team.
Getting Your Specialized Cancer and Chemotherapy Medications Conveniently
Astera Cancer Care dispenses oral chemotherapy and supporting medications through our in-office Medically Integrated Physician Dispensing Program. We are part of the effort to build a patient-centered medically-integrated community whose focus is continuity of cancer care, so that every patient receives the maximum benefit from their cancer treatment.
Through this Program we fill cancer-therapy prescriptions for our patients through in-office dispensing. Several of the benefits of this integration are:
Infusion Services Through Astera Infusion Therapy
Astera also offer a full range of advanced infusion services for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, asthma, osteoporosis and many other conditions. To learn more, visit our Astera Infusion Therapy website.
Advanced, Cancer-Specific Pharmacy Expertise Integrated Into Your Care
In addition to convenience, our pharmacy services provide a number of important benefits for your care. First and foremost, all of our care — protocols, processes, treatment plans — is designed with doctor input… including our doctors of pharmacy, Nancy McIlvaine, PharmD; Eileen R. Peng, PharmD; and Mariana Szpakowski, PharmD, RPH.
Our Pharmacists are experts in drug therapy, and central to our ability to offer the highest standard of cancer care. They help ensure the safe, appropriate and effective use of complex treatment regimens by:
Have Confidence in Your Cancer Care
Astera Cancer Care is accredited by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for compliance with a comprehensive set of national standards. By choosing a healthcare provider that has achieved ACHC accreditation, you can take comfort in knowing that you will receive the highest quality of care.