Dr. Tucker Price examining a patient

Primary Care for Oncology Patients

Here at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center, we understand your needs go beyond your cancer care. Just because you or your loved one has cancer, that doesn’t mean other medical concerns go away. During a patient’s cancer care, the primary care physician is an important resource for cancer and noncancer related illnesses, pre and postoperative care, recognizing and managing complications of cancer care and much more. That’s why we have a dedicated primary care physician right here in our cancer center. This service is available exclusively for our oncology patients who are newly diagnosed or undergoing treatment.

Our Primary Care Physician

Dr. Sarah Tucker Price is a board-certified Family Medicine physician, with a special interest and training in the care of cancer patients. As the new primary care physician at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center, Dr. Price will help provide a continuity of care for our oncology patients while also conducting clinical research on opportunities improve cancer survivorship care within primary care.


 Innovative primary care program coming to Hollings Cancer Center

Dr. Tucker Price with a patient

Location

Dr. Price’s office is conveniently located on the third floor of MUSC Hollings Cancer Center. Appointments are available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Fridays. Same-day appointments are available.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need a primary care provider while I see an oncologist at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center?
    • To allow your oncologist to focus wholly on your cancer treatment, we would recommend including a primary care provider on your care team to help with managing acute general wellness, managing acute illnesses, as well as supporting patients who need chronic care for diseases such as diabetes.
  • What if I already have a primary care physician?
    • If you are local to Charleston and already have a primary care doctor, you can absolutely keep your current physician.
    • If you travel for your treatment and would like to temporarily see our in-house primary care physician, you can keep your current primary care physician and temporarily see Dr. Price during your treatment.
  • What kind of care will Dr. Price provide?
    • Dr. Price provides the full range of primary care services to her patients, including care for acute illnesses, chronic diseases, and preventive health maintenance. Learn more about MUSC Health Primary Care.

Make An Appointment For Primary Care in Hollings Cancer Center

Ask your oncologist or nurse navigator for a referral or call 843-792-3451 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Tucker Price.

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