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.
Free Risk Assessments
Eating right and exercising are great steps toward leading a healthy life, but did you know your family history, age, and countless other factors can still put you at risk for health problems? Try our free risk assessments below to estimate your personal risk of developing breast, colon or rectal cancer, and identify your different types of risk factors.
Cancer Wellness Classes
As part of HCA Midwest Health, Centerpoint Medical Center offers cancer wellness education classes that are free and designed for both the patient and caregiver. The classes provide simple, evidence based strategies to reduce cancer related side effects and to help you live your best life. Classes are held in a supportive small group format to allow for individual questions and socialization with others who are affected by cancer.
Space is limited so please register.
Commission on Cancer
As part of the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health, Centerpoint Medical Center is a network-accredited cancer program. Accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC) quality program, the Sarah Cannon HCA Midwest Health cancer centers exceed the quality care standards set out by the CoC and consistently provide excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care across our network of hospitals.
By addressing patient-centered needs and delivering quality care measured against national standards, patients and families have access to world-class, cutting-edge and innovative oncology services in their local communities. Patients receive the best cancer care close to home, while having access to the latest specialized technologies and clinical trial expertise available across the network. We offer 36-bed medical-oncology unit, an outpatient oncology clinic with chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
Cancer Rehabilitation and Wellness
Our cancer-focused rehabilitation team understands how a diagnosis of cancer as well as surgery and treatment side effects change how your body feels and moves. Our team of physical, occupational, lymphedema, pelvic floor and speech therapists will help you improve your physical functioning and well-being through individual support.