Leading-Edge Cancer Diagnostic
early detection and diagnosis of cancer is possible with the state-of-the-art
diagnostic imaging services at Catholic Medical Center. This full range of
services includes X-ray imaging, CT scanning, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI),
ultrasound and nuclear medicine. All images are digitally acquired, stored and
displayed via our electronic PACS system, giving medical staff quick access to
a patient’s imaging files to speed diagnosis and aid in consultations.
more about our Diagnostic
Cancer Center at Catholic Medical Center
provides a complete array of
inpatient and outpatient medical oncology services—from onsite clinical laboratory
services, to support services such as dieticians, chaplains, social workers,
and care managers—in one convenient location.
and radiation therapy are coordinated with a patient's primary care physician.
At CMC, we have some of the most experienced general, urologic and thoracic
surgeons in the area, highly skilled in providing surgical interventions for
the treatment and care of all types of cancer. Some patients needing surgery or
radiation therapy may be referred to Norris Cotton Cancer Center at
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.
is the first hospital in the region to use the da Vinci® Intuitive Surgical
Robotics System, which has been successfully used to treat prostate and other
urologic cancers. This approach improves surgical outcomes, reduces blood loss,
postoperative pain and improves healing time.
full complement of medical oncology and hematology services are available
through CMC’s Murphy Unit, as well as through referrals for outpatient
services, such as radiation therapy. All chemotherapy is delivered onsite and
is prepared in-house by specially trained pharmacists.
Our comfort care team assists patients and family members in achieving
physical, spiritual and psychological comfort. The team assists patients and
family members with hospice care, at the hospital or upon discharge.
For more information
or to schedule an
appointment at Norris Cotton Cancer Center at CMC, call (603) 629-1828.
and family members can access cancer support groups at CMC or in greater
Manchester through CMC’s Community Health Services
You can choose from a full curriculum of health and education programs,
services and screenings to increase awareness and knowledge to improve your
a referral from your cancer treatment physician to our Oncology Exercise Program, you can work with
our nurses and exercise physiologists on an individual exercise program during
your treatment and recovery from cancer to help you feel better.