Focused on fighting cancer

When you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, you want to do everything possible to beat the disease and to have every conceivable advantage. Fortunately, with the Springfield Regional Cancer Center, you benefit from leading-edge technology, access to national clinical trials and a team of highly-skilled experts that treats you with compassion … right here in Springfield.

 

To make an appointment at the Springfield Regional Cancer Center:


For Radiation Oncology: 937-523-8606    |       For Medical Oncology: 937-523-8603

 

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Cancer Care News

December Mobile Mammography Schedule

It’s always a good time to schedule your annual screening mammogram. Getting your annual screening is easy with Mercy Health – Springfield’s Mobile Mammography program, which has a mobile unit offering you screening mammograms in approximately 15 minutes at locations convenient to your home or workplace.

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Community Welcome to Attend Lung Cancer Discussion November 14

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and in honor of the observance, Mercy Health – Springfield will “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” at a special free dinner and discussion event that is open to the community.

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November Mobile Mammography Schedule

While October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month may be behind us, it’s always a good time to schedule your annual screening mammogram. Getting your annual screening is easy with Mercy Health – Springfield’s Mobile Mammography program, which has a mobile unit offering you screening mammograms in approximately 15 minutes at locations convenient to your home or workplace.

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Skin cancer screening offered May 9

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Springfield Regional Cancer Center and Oakview Dermatology will present a free SPOTme Skin Cancer Screening event on Tuesday, May 9, from 4-6 p.m. at the office Dr. Shannon Trotter, Oakview Dermatology, 30 W. McCreight Ave., Suite 110, in Springfield. The screening event is part of the American Academy of Dermatology SPOTme Skin Cancer Screening Program. The screening is free, but appointments are required. Call Ann Hembree at the Springfield Regional Cancer Center at 523-8617 to schedule an appointment.

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Clark County health commissioner: Get screened — and save your life

I saved my life today. Well, not all by myself. I had help from many people. Dr. Alan Gabbard, his staff, and the helpful staff at the Springfield Regional Outpatient Center made my thoughts into reality. Let me start at the beginning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends: “Regular screening, beginning at age 50, is the key to preventing colorectal cancer.” Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Most colon cancer begins as pre-cancerous polyps. If caught early, they can be removed prior to forming into cancer. Hmmmm? If you had a weird growth on your arm that would likely become cancerous, wouldn’t you have it removed before it got that far?

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