The Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Centerpoint Medical Center, opened July 2016, integrates cancer diagnosis and treatment services under one roof, bringing continuity to the patient journey from diagnosis to treatment, with access to both chemotherapy and radiation technology.
The Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute brings highly specialized physicians from multiple specialties to Eastern Jackson County, including specialists in medical oncology and hematology and gynecologic oncology, eliminating the need to drive to multiple locations for patient visits.
Sarah Cannon at Centerpoint Medical Center is known for excellence in:
- Breast cancer and breast imaging
- Gastrointestinal cancers, including stomach cancer
- Lung cancer
- Gynecologic cancer
Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute Differentiators
Clinical Research: We currently have access to more than 500 community-based clinical trials (including early-phase trials that are available through the national Sarah Cannon Research Institute network).
Genetic Counseling: Personalized information regarding genetic influences, specific cancer risks and targeted screening and prevention options are presented to patients by our board-certified genetic counselors.
Personalized Medicine and Tumor Profiling: Tumor profiling at the genetic level allows us to target treatments for each individual’s unique cancer.
Patient Navigation: Patient Navigators are highly-skilled, oncology-trained nurses who navigate patients through their cancer journey from discovery through recovery and survivorship.
Treatment: A multidisciplinary team of engaged cancer specialists connect via patient case conferences, to coordinate patient treatment plans, offering rapid diagnosis and treatment times.
Commission on Cancer
Centerpoint Medical Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer as a Community Hospital Cancer Program with commendation for exceeding national standards. Our facility offers comprehensive cancer care services from screenings, cancer treatment and survivorship We offer 36-bed medical-oncology unit, an outpatient oncology clinic with chemotherapy and radiation treatment.