David C. Pratt Cancer Center

David C. Pratt Cancer Center

Cancer Treatment Center
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St. Louis Cancer Center 

Mercy raises the standard for cancer care in St. Louis. We're committed to helping patients find the right path, all closer to home. We are a team of oncology specialists dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer with the goal of personalizing each and every cancer treatment plan. We want you to understand your treatment options and be involved every step of the way. 

Patient-Centered Cancer Care in St. Louis

The David C. Pratt Cancer Center is the trusted choice for cancer care in St. Louis. Each year thousands of St. Louisans turn to David. C Pratt Center for cancer treatment, making us one of the most trusted providers in the area. We understand that choosing a cancer care center can be a difficult decision. Look to Mercy for our deep experience and the latest technology.

Deep Experience

Specialized cancer care comes from fellowship-trained oncology surgeons and oncology-certified nurses. Mercy St. Louis has the highest volume of robotic surgeons in Missouri and we rank in the top 5% nationally.

Latest Technology

Thanks to advances in technology, cancer treatments are constantly improving and Mercy continues to stay at the forefront of innovation. Today we offer 3D image-guided linear accelerators, non-invasive Cyberknife® treatment, TomoTherapy® targeted radiation and more. With construction starting for our MEVION proton therapy system, we’ll continue to provide the latest advances for St. Louis cancer treatment in the future. 

Coming Soon
Proton Therapy

Proton therapy is a highly specialized, advanced form of radiation therapy and coming soon to the David C Pratt Cancer Center. 

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Care for Mind, Body & Spirit

Mercy cancer patients are at the center of a collaborative, multispecialty team of cancer experts who develop coordinated treatment plans.

  • Nurse Navigators -  the oncology nurse navigation program at the Pratt Center offers personalized support to cancer patients and their families every step of the way and is available at no cost.
  • Integrative Cancer Therapies - integrative cancer treatments promote healing and well-being with services such as acupuncture, massage and healing touch.
  • Cancer Rehabilitation - the cancer rehab program at the Pratt Center helps patients heal by improving their physical, emotional and spiritual outlook, and return to normal function again. 

Fully Accredited Cancer Center

Mercy’s fully accredited cancer program at the David C. Pratt Center in St. Louis holds a number of accreditations and quality awards:

  • The Pratt Center was given a 3-year accreditation from the Comprehensive Community Cancer Program with commendations from the Commission on Cancer (a distinction that is given to fewer than 20% of all cancer programs in the country.)
  • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer since 1984 as well as by The Joint Commission. 
  • A 3-year term of accreditation in breast ultrasound from the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety and is awarded only after peer evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists.
  • Named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE). The BICOE designation is awarded to breast imaging centers that achieve excellence by seeking and earning accreditation in all the ACR’s voluntary breast-imaging accreditation programs and modules in addition to the mandatory Mammography Accreditation Program.
  • 2020 winner of the Association of Community Cancer Centers Innovator Award for our QI initiative effort Reducing Readmissions After Chemotherapy.