World class cancer care close to home

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Sarah Cannon hospitals are American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer Accredited and we have 75 breast centers accredited by the National Accreditation of Breast Center.

100k

Newly diagnosed cancer patients per year.

200+

Oncology-trained nurse navigators guiding patients through every aspect of cancer care.

900+

Blood and marrow transplants per year (one of the leading providers in the world)

Questions to Ask When Considering a Clinical Trial

5/20/2015 - 3:14:48 PM

Clinical trials are an integral part of cancer research, as today’s trials are tomorrow’s treatments. The United States Congress declared the month of May National Cancer Research Month. It is a time to...

Sarah Cannon Celebrates Oncology Nursing Month

5/19/2015 - 10:09:42 AM

May is Oncology Nursing Month — a time to recognize the important role nurses who specialize in cancer play in caring for those facing the disease. Oncology Nursing Month originally began as a one-day ...

Common Chemotherapy Side Effects and Suggestions for Coping

5/1/2015 - 10:34:21 AM

Chemotherapy is an effective weapon against cancer with the capability either to inhibit new cell growth or destroy or shrink existing cells. But the very properties that make chemotherapy a potent enemy...