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Your Personal Cancer Consultants
A cancer diagnosis can be scary and overwhelming -- but it doesn't have to be.
We are here to help you navigate your way through your diagnosis and treatment. We work with patients and families dealing with a cancer diagnosis to provide second opinion consultations and navigation services. We take the time to consider each patient's unique tumor characteristics using the most up-to-date genetic testing, their personal medical history, lifetime goals and values to help them to make treatment decisions which are right for them. We can help guide patients to the best doctors for their condition as well as refer to the most promising clinical trials.
Take advantage of our combined more than sixty years experience as cancer experts
Julie Monroe, MD is a licensed, board-certified medical oncologist. She graduated from Cornell University Medical College and completed her training in Internal Medicine and Hematology and Oncology at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She practiced for almost two decades in Westchester County, NY and Greenwich, CT establishing a reputation as a leader in the oncology community serving as the Chair of the Department of Hematology and Oncology at White Plains Hospital and being voted multiple times as one of Westchester Magazines Best Doctors in Oncology
Michael Weiner, MD is a licensed, board-certified pediatric oncologist. Former Director of Pediatric Oncology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, he is a national expert in not only cancer in children and adolescents, but also in leukemia, lymphoma, sarcomas and tumors of the bone and central nervous system. He has been named one of Castle Connelly's Top Doctors and rated one of New York Magazines Best Doctors.
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Let us be your quarterback to manage your cancer journey
We can help you find the best medical team to treat your condition and continue to follow along during your therapy to provide extra support and ongoing consultation that cannot always be provided by a traditional oncology practice.
The Cancer Consulting Service Team ensures you the best possible outcomes by providing
Information about your specific type of cancer in language you will understand
Information about proper diagnostic tests and their interpretation
Thorough review of your biopsy/pathology
Genetic testing of the biopsy material
Precision/Personalized medicine to help find the right treatment for you
Information about and navigation to oncologists who specialize in your cancer
Information about current, innovative and promising clinical trials
Extra support and ongoing consultation as you go through your treatments
Referral to our network of supportive care/complimentary care providers including
Over her years in a traditional oncology practice, Dr. Monroe, a practicing oncologist, found the changes in healthcare made it more and more challenging to give her patients the time and support they needed. When her own family members were diagnosed with cancer she realized how difficult it can be for patients to navigate their way through a cancer diagnosis and make informed treatment decisions. Using her medical expertise, Dr Monroe was able to help her family but she realized there had to be a better way to bridge the gap between what patients and families dealing with a cancer diagnosis need and that which can be provided by a traditional oncology practice. She therefore started Cancer Consulting Services.
After retiring from his pediatric oncology practice Dr. Weiner wanted to continue to help cancer patients and their families. As a cancer survivor himself and the parent of a cancer survivor, he knows first-hand how valuable it can be to have professional guidance in dealing with a cancer diagnosis.
How We Work
-We are located in the New York Metropolitan area but consultations are done via telehealth and we service patients throughout the United States and abroad.
-Cancer Consulting Services works with patients in all stages of their cancer journey --- newly diagnosed, actively in treatment or during survivorship. We are also available to counsel patients with a family history of cancer looking to discuss prevention and screening recommendations.
-We help manage all types of cancers including but not limited to breast cancer, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, melanoma, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, gynecologic cancers, pediatric cancer, bone tumors, sarcoma, brain tumors and liver cancer.
-Cancer Consulting Services does not accept insurance, Medicare or Medicaid.
"Dr. Monroe gives me a feeling of hope and trustworthiness. She is so competent, compassionate, and really listens. I am always in a better place emotionally after meeting with her because I trust her judgement in prescribing my care.”
“I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Monroe. She is kind, helpful and knowledgeable and understands my situation.”
“One of the hardest things after being diagnosed with cancer is trying to sort through everything and figure out what to do....Julie is an amazing resource for me as I go through my cancer treatment. She reviews all the test results, explains everything from A to Z, filling in the gaps, does her own research and discusses the different options. She really helps me understand what I'm up against and empowers me to make the best choice for me. She's been a lifesaver, literally!”
Countless times my husband and I have wondered how people manage through this ordeal without this kind of support. Even with top-ranked physicians providing my care it was still hugely helpful to have Dr. Monroe providing consultation. She informed our decision-making and increased our comfort level with each step of the process. My doctors didn't have the time to REALLY get to know ME; It was Dr. Monroe that put it all together in a way that made sense to us. Dr. Monroe has a wonderful disposition - she is thorough and knowledgeable, and she appropriately balances being caring and understanding with being frank and realistic. As a survivor, I am thankful for many things, not the least of which is having Dr. Monroe on my team.
When my wife was first diagnosed with breast cancer, we were overwhelmed with a myriad of emotions, choices and new realities as a family. The speed with which certain potentially life altering decisions needed to be made was just as startling as the diagnosis itself. Dr. Monroe was invaluable to my wife and I as we attempted to process, in real time, the vast amount of information we were receiving from several different physicians (each of which had a different opinion as to how to best proceed). Dr. Monroe was a trusted advisor that brought an impartial perspective on the information we were receiving, the quality of care, and the advantages and disadvantages of proceeding with different treatment plans. We feel incredibly fortunate to have had Dr. Monroe's counsel throughout the process and we highly, highly recommend her services.
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