Mercy Clinic Oncology – Fort Smith specializes in diagnosing and treating patients with cancer, and blood disorders like anemia and bleeding or clotting problems. We provide a full range of chemotherapy and immunotherapy services, as well as patient care and family support.
Mercy's board-certified oncologists work closely with the patient's primary care physician and other specialists to develop individualized treatment plans and coordinate all aspects of the patient's care.
A genetic risk assessment and testing can determine if you may be at an increased risk for developing many different types of cancers. Mutations in genes can predispose you for colorectal, uterine, thyroid, stomach and many other types of cancer. Because each gene causes an increased risk for different groups of cancer, it’s important that genetic testing is done on the appropriate gene(s) based on your personal and family history.
Genetic testing can be beneficial to individuals of all ages and backgrounds. However, certain events in your family history suggest a higher risk for inheriting cancer. We may recommend genetic testing if:
Most insurance companies will cover the cost of genetic testing if you meet the test criteria. If you don’t have insurance coverage, programs are available to help.
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive services to diagnose and treat a full range of conditions, including:
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive testing services to diagnose conditions and injuries, including:
At Mercy, we offer compassionate care for a variety of treatment services, including: