Cancer Surgery

Laura Lambert, MDLaura Lambert, MD, is a surgical oncologist in the UMass Memorial Health Care Cancer Center of ExcellenceDr. Lambert is director of the Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Center and a national leader in hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, also known as HIPEC. This procedure involves heating chemotherapy during surgery and placing it directly into the abdominal area to kill any microscopic tumor cells that could not be seen at the time of surgery. Learn more about Dr. Lambert in, “Five Questions With...A Surgical Oncologist.”

Our cancer surgeons have expertise and training in many different kinds of tumors, including some types of rare cancers that may be difficult to treat. Our Medical Center surgeons are leaders in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery for cancer treatment.


Laura Lambert, MD

Please note: Latex Balloons No Longer Allowed at Medical Center

Due to allergic reactions to latex and the possible choking hazard for our pediatric patients, these balloons are no longer allowed. Mylar balloons are acceptable to bring into the hospital.