Hospital Campus (518) 842-1900   •   Memorial Campus (518) 842-3100
Hospital Campus (518) 842-1900   •   Memorial Campus (518) 842-3100
Hospital Campus (518) 842-1900  •  Memorial Campus (518) 842-3100
Hospital Campus (518) 842-1900
Memorial Campus (518) 842-3100
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May 25, 2017
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Tour the Cancer Center
(518) 770-7557


St. Mary’s Cancer Center, located at the Rao Outpatient Pavilion, is committed to providing a body, mind, and spirit approach when battling cancer. Our comprehensive program blends high-tech treatments and a compassionate medical staff. You can expect an exceptional level of care that is unique to St. Mary’s.


cm1We bring together the necessary people under one roof
Operating on the premise that high-quality cancer patient care is a very complex and personnel-intensive process, we emphasize a multidisciplinary team approach integrating the services of our physicians, nurses, social services, chaplains, hospital and community support programs, home services, a registered dietian and administrative staff.

We offer personalized care to patients and those who support them
A diagnosis of cancer is overwhelming. We use our advanced medical and professional experience to help individuals navigate through complex systems and life-altering changes such as treatment plans, transportation, extended sick time, and family interactions.

cm2We offer state-of-the-art treatment close to home
Our commitment to early diagnosis and treatment means that we are diligent in our search for the most effective treatment for each person. Our Center is comprehensive ensuring a "one stop" approach that allows us to keep complex, and sometimes exhausting medical treatments robust AND local. Over the years we have continuously expanded our Cancer Center services, with the recent addition of Radiation Oncology, to ensure that treatment and support can be provided closer to home for the patient and their family.

We offer medical expertise wrapped in compassion
When cancer strikes, individuals deserve the best of everything. Our staff includes Board certified Hematologists/Oncologists, a Certified Oncology Nurse Practitioner, certified oncology nurses and experienced members in the fields of occupational therapy, physical therapy, complementary therapy and social work.

Our associates embody the mission of St. Mary's Healthcare, committed to serving all persons in need. The scores from our patient satisfaction surveys are a testimony to the staff's passion for treating each person with respect, dignity and compassion.

Services available through St. Mary's Cancer Medicine Center include:

  • Medical Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care Consultation
  • Educational Programs
  • Spiritual Care
  • Psycho-social Counseling
  • Support Groups
  • Social Services
  • Genetic Testing and Counseling
  • Complementary Therapy

“At St. Mary’s Healthcare Cancer Medicine Center, we offer comprehensive screening, diagnostic testing, treatment and supportive services for patients in the comfort and convenience of their own community. Our expert physicians and staff work as a multidisciplinary team, using state-of-the-art technology combined with patient/family centered treatment planning to provide the best possible outcome for patients with many different types of cancer. Our Cancer Medicine Center is a living demonstration of our commitment to treating the whole person: body, mind and spirit.”
Dr. Deborah Sculco, Board Certified Oncologist / Hematologist

Dr. Michael Conjalka, M.D., MPH. joins the St. Mary’s Cancer Medicine team, bringing his extensive experience in oncology and hematology to the Amsterdam community. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University and completed his fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Dr. Conjalka brings over 30 years of experience and compassionate qualities required to provide patient centered care within our community.
Dr. Michael Conjalka, Board Certified Oncologist / Hematologist

Dr. Brian Berger is a practicing Radiation Oncologist at St. Mary’s Healthcare, Amsterdam who is affiliated with St. Peter’s Health Partners. Dr. Berger graduated from The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio in 1996 and has been in practice for 20 years. He completed a residency at University of Utah Health Care. Dr. Berger is board certified in Radiation Oncology.
Dr. Brian Berger, Radiation Oncologist