When you or a loved one receives a cancer diagnosis, it can feel overwhelming. 在这场战斗中，你并不孤单. 的 圣弗朗西斯癌症研究所 team is here with you and your family every step of the way, 从最初的诊断到缓解. You are so much more than just your diagnosis, and our team cares for the whole you. 我们会尽我们所能支持你.
的 圣弗朗西斯癌症研究所 is dedicated to providing the highest quality cancer care in southeast Missouri and the surrounding five-state region. Accredited as the only Comprehensive Community Cancer Program in the region by the 癌症委员会, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons, we focus on raising care standards that improve outcomes for patients, from the first detection through treatment and into remission. Our primary goal is to provide patients with excellent, patient-centered care close to home and the support of loved ones.
When facing a cancer diagnosis, you want answers as quickly as possible. Our offices are committed to setting appointments within days – not weeks – so you can get established with an oncologist and a plan of action in place.
赌博软件下注 癌症遗传咨询, which 可以帮助 you better understand how genetics and family history impact your chances of developing cancer. 如果你被诊断患有癌症, genetic testing can provide insights about the cause of your specific cancer and your unique treatment plan. 如果你有癌症家族史, genetic testing can provide more information about your genetic risk factors and personalized plan for additional cancer screenings.
我们的认证遗传咨询师， Melanie Baxter, ScM, CGC, is happy to answer any of your questions or concerns. You can learn more about who is a good candidate for genetic testing and more details here.
的 分子肿瘤委员会 at the 圣弗朗西斯癌症研究所 is a panel of experts who analyze the unique genomic features of difficult cancer cases. 的 board takes a multidisciplinary approach to treating cancer with consultation from medical and radiation oncologists, 病理学家, 外科医生和其他癌症专家. By discussing these cases together and sharing expertise across specialties, the board determines the best course of treatment for each individual patient’s unique cancer. This collaboration is on the leading edge of best practices for cancer treatment on a national level.
癌症治疗涉及很多活动部分. Oncology nurse navigators guide and support patients and their families through the full spectrum of cancer care. 在癌症研究所, you will have access to a nurse navigator who will be your first point of contact when any needs or questions arise.
- 为您提供额外的资源, 包括经济援助, 运输, 压力管理, 心理健康支持等等
Oncology nurse navigators also connect patients to available resources through 圣弗朗西斯基金会. 的 CancerCare Fund helps cancer patients in need with nutritional supplements, 医学, 交通及住宿. Through the Fund, the 基金会 alleviates the financial burdens of cancer treatment. 了解更多关于基金会的信息或捐款.
的 圣弗朗西斯癌症研究所 participates in clinical trials, which provides opportunities for certain patients to receive new or experimental treatments. Speak with your provider if you are interested in learning more about these opportunities.
每个人患癌症的经历都是独一无二的. 你的治疗计划也应该如此. Our skilled oncologists craft treatments for each individual patient and their goals. Our team is also here to support your emotional, spiritual and mental health needs – you’re not alone.
早期发现是癌症的关键. 圣弗朗西斯医疗保健系统 offers a variety of cancer screenings, including screenings for the four most common cancers in our region: lung, 乳房, 结肠癌和前列腺癌. Cost should never stand in the way of receiving preventative care – 粉色的了™ 可以帮助.
Our board-certified medical oncologists and radiation oncologists offer several treatment options, 包括:
- Xofigo-Radium 223
We offer the latest technology in cancer detection and treatment. 在公司内部，我们使用:
- Accuray CyberKnife® VSI™ Robotic Radio手术 System
- 达芬奇®S HD™系统