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Cancer Institute

Commission on Cancer

Saint Francis Cancer Institute offers comprehensive oncology services for the treatment of many types of cancer, and our skilled oncologists and surgeons are recognized experts in cancer care. Accredited by the Commission on Cancer (CoC), we are committed to providing you with high quality, patient-centered care. This accreditation allows you access to the services needed from initial diagnosis through remission – close to the love and support of your loved ones.

Cancers Treated

Saint Francis treats a wide range of cancers, including:

  • Bladder cancer
  • Bone cancer
  • Brain cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Lung cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Uterine cancer

Technology

Saint Francis Medical Center uses the latest in medical technology to detect and treat cancer, including:

Treatments

Our board certified medical oncologists and radiation oncologists offer several treatments, including;

  • Chemotherapy
  • Biological drug therapy
  • Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Frameless stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Surgery
  • Xofigo — Radium 223
The Saint Francis Cancer Services team

Cancer Genetic Counseling

Cancer genetic counseling involves having a certified genetic counselor help you better understand how having a personal or family history of cancer impacts your own chances of developing cancer. Learn more about genetic counseling.

Cancer Navigator

Coping with a cancer diagnosis can be difficult. You and your family may have questions and concerns about your health and may need help accessing care. Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Cancer Institute is here to help guide you every step of the way.

The cancer navigator is a specialty-trained individual who will guide you and your family through the cancer care system.

The cancer navigator is available to:

  • Help you navigate through your cancer care
  • Assist in seeking financial solutions
  • Supply educational information regarding local resources and support available
  • Assist in seeking options to manage distress

Benefits the cancer navigator provides include:

  • Improved and more timely access to cancer care services and information
  • Fewer delayed and missed appointments
  • Increased satisfaction with your cancer care experience

Outpatient Care

The Cancer Institute offers various outpatient services:

Contact

For more information about the Cancer Institute at Saint Francis Medical Center, call 573-334-2230.