Mercy Cancer Center – Patients First Drive in Washington, MO offers the latest advancements in cancer treatment. Our cancer patients have access to the most current drugs and therapies, clinical trials of experimental pharmaceuticals and cutting-edge diagnostic technologies. All provided with complete compassion for both the patient and family members.
Our team of expert physicians and staff work to bring you a higher level of patient care, including cancer prevention and early detection strategies, genetic testing, education and support services, promising clinical trials and research.
Mercy’s Cancer Center is located near the campus of Mercy Hospital Washington at the Mercy Medical Building South. Our renovated facilities were designed for the comfort and convenience of our cancer patients with parking right outside the door and an onsite pharmacy.
We’re home to the most advanced linear accelerator in the region, the Versa HD™ and provide the latest radiation, oncology and chemotherapy services. We can treat a variety of tumors, precisely targeting radiation therapy to shorten treatment times and reduce side effects. Our radiation oncologist practice here and at Mercy St. Louis. Learn More
After a patient’s breast cancer diagnosis, the Nurse Navigator becomes a dedicated member of their care team, helping facilitate personalized, patient-centered care.
Our Oncology Nurse Navigators work with patients and their families to assist in coordinating cancer care and support resources. They advocate for patients by helping translate complex medical information into language they can understand and apply, while making the overwhelming more manageable.
After assessing each patient’s individual needs, our team will provide customized resource information, educational materials, and links to both internal resources, such as social workers, dietitians, chaplains and therapy services as well as many other local community resources.
At Mercy Cancer Center - Patients First Drive you’ll have convenient access to cancer clinics and treatment centers:
Located at Mercy Hospital Washington with Breast Health Nurse Navigators who guide patients through cancer diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.
We recommend cancer screenings to help detect cancer at early stages: mammograms beginning at age 45, colonoscopies at age 50, skin cancer screenings at the first sign of unusual moles or markings on your skin and lung cancer CT screenings if you have been a smoker.
Regular skin self-exams are the best way to spot changes to moles, freckles and other skin marks between regular medical exams with your primary care doctor.