Prevention

When you are equipped with knowledge about your potential cancer risk, you can make informed decisions about prevention, early detection strategies, and available treatments. Many preventative options include basic lifestyle choices such as diet, physical activity, and avoidance of certain habits. Meridian Cancer Care provides a range of services, community events, screenings, educational resources and state-of-the-art diagnostics to foster cancer prevention and early detection.

Diagnostics

Knowing your own body and regular check-ups with your primary physician, whether it be your family physician, internal medicine doctor, or your OB/GYN, is the first step in early detection of cancer.

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Diagnostics

Knowing your own body and regular check-ups with your primary physician, whether it be your family physician, internal medicine doctor, or your OB/GYN, is the first step in early detection of cancer.

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Mammogram Reminder

Early detection is the best defense to breast cancer. Sign-up to receive a free yearly mammogram e-mail reminder.

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Mammogram Reminder

Early detection is the best defense to breast cancer. Sign-up to receive a free yearly mammogram e-mail reminder.

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Educational Programs

Seminars and awareness programs help you understand risk factors, symptoms, and more.

Screenings

Comprehensive screening programs both in the community and at the hospitals are offered at various times and locations throughout the year.

Booker Health Sciences Library

Open to the public and includes a consumer health collection, featuring a home delivery service. Research librarians can assist you in searching out medical information through in person, phone or e-mail requests. This service is offered free or charge.

Wellness Resources

    • Cancer Health Library

      Cancer Health Library

      With information on everything from nutrition to genetics, a wealth of information awaits patients, survivors and their families here.

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    • Take a Vacation from Cancer

      Take a Vacation from Cancer

      From time to time, you may benefit from taking a respite from your cancer diagnosis, even if you can't leave your illness completely behind.

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    • Nutrition and Cancer Quiz

      Nutrition and Cancer Quiz

      What effect does diet have on your risk for cancer? Find out by taking this quiz, based in part on information from the American Cancer Society.

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Related Services

    • CyberKnife

      CyberKnife Center

      The precision of the CyberKnife treatments reduce patients' radiation therapy sessions from as many as 40 to 5 or less.

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    • Diagnostic Imaging

      Diagnostic Imaging

      Our imaging procedures use advanced imaging technology subject to stringent regulatory standards.

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    • Surgery

      Surgery

      Meridian Health’s surgical teams of anesthesiologists, registered nurses and board certified, fellowship-trained surgeons work in state-of-the-art operating rooms.

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