It seems that many people in the U.S. Virgin Islands are under the impression that there is no chemotherapy available on island. Charlene Kehoe of Cancer Support VI has been working on ways to get the word out that chemo is still available in the territory since there are oncologists here.
Dr. Erole Hobdy — VI Oncology & Hematology at the VI Medical Foundation Building; 776-1551
Dr. Rabindranath Bachan — Medical Oncologist, Foothills Building, first floor; 714-2462
Dr. Elizabeth J. Delgiacco — Medical Oncologist, 48 Castle Coakley, St. Croix; 772-1551
Two surgeons are also performing surgeries for lumpectomy and mastectomy:
VI Surgical Associates: Dr. Frank Odlum and Dr. Gilbert Comissiong
9149 Estate Thomas
Paragon Medical Building, Suite 302
St. Thomas, VI 00802
Phone: 777-8599; Fax: 777-9927
Anyone who is facing a cancer diagnosis and needs financial assistance should contact Cancer Support VI. They must call Charlene Kehoe, director of Cancer Support VI, at 715-5806 or fax: +1 (340) 777-1303.