Posted on 11 July 2007.
(Camden, New Jersey) The Department of Radiation Oncology at Cooper University Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Tamara A. LaCouture, M.D., to its Radiation Oncology team. Dr. LaCouture will see patients in both Camden and Voorhees.
Dr. LaCouture is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology. She received her medical degree from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ, and her residency training at Cooper. She resides in Mount Laurel, NJ.
“We continue to expand our expertise at Cooper due to the growing demand of comprehensive cancer care in our region,” said Steven J. DiBiase, M.D., Chief of Radiation Oncology at Cooper. “Dr. LaCouture shares our vision of providing individualized treatment options to patients who are diagnosed with cancer.”
Previously Dr. LaCouture was a consultant in the Departments of Radiology at various local hospitals, including Virtua Health Systems-West Jersey, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, and Kessler Memorial Hospital.
About the Cooper Cancer Institute
The Cooper Cancer Institute (CCI) is an affiliate of The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Comprehensive Cancer Centers are leaders in cancer treatment, research, and education. The Cooper Cancer Institute is the only American College of Surgeons Teaching Hospital Cancer Program in South Jersey.
Within the Cooper Cancer Institute, teams of doctors – medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons – work together to provide advanced care for cancer patients. The CCI has specialized disease specific centers for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. These include: breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, genitourinary cancer, gynecologic cancer, leukemia/lymphoma, lung cancer, skin cancer and neurologic cancer.