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Cancer Care

 

The Marie Yeager Cancer Center is located at the Lakeland Health Park, along Hollywood Road in St. Joseph. This new center makes it possible for patients and their families to go to just one facility for most of their cancer care needs, close to home.

Benefits of a Regional Cancer Center
The Marie Yeager Cancer Center will offer many benefits for patients, and the entire area, including:

  • Improved accessibility and convenience to the necessary programs and services for cancer patients and their families.
  • An environment designed to reduce stress and anxiety and promote hope and healing for cancer patients and their families.
  • Enhanced collaboration among healthcare professionals involved in cancer care, including oncologists, primary care physicians, and nurses.
  • Enhanced collaboration among regional organizations that share the goal of cancer awareness, prevention, and education, including Berrien County Cancer Service and the American Cancer Society.
  • New oncology services for southwest Michigan so local residents do not have to leave the community for care.

A cancer diagnosis is a life changing event. It affects every aspect of you and your families’ lives.

The staff of the Lakeland Cancer Care Center strives to care for the whole person, from accurate diagnoses and advanced treatments to counseling and community programs, in a comfortable and convenient setting. The Lakeland Cancer Care Center offers both inpatient and outpatient care.

Since 1987, the Lakeland Cancer Care Center has been accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Only one in four hospitals that treat cancer receives this approval, which recognizes quality in comprehensive, multi-disciplinary care. The approval also ensures quality care close to home, access to cancer related information and support and the ability to participate in clinical trials of new cancer therapies.

The Cancer Care Center undergoes a rigorous on-site evaluation and review every three years. In 2010 The American College of Surgeons granted our Cancer Program the three year accreditation . The Lakeland HealthCare cancer program was in total compliance with all 32 Standards.  In addition, commendations were achieved and recognized in eight standard. To read more on this accreditation click here.

Our commitment to providing the best possible care contributes to Lakeland Cancer Care Center ’s designation as one of the best centers in the United States . Our treatment teams, which involve physicians, nurses, radiation therapist. and specialized support staff, work together to ensure patients receive accurate diagnoses and individualized treatments for the best possible cancer care. To read more about what Lakeland is doing to improve your Cancer Care click here.

 
     
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download the latest Cancer Care Report. (pdf)
The report details the state of cancer care in Berrien County and a number of accomplishments.

 

For a referral to a cancer physician, call the Lakeland HealthLine at 1-800-303-8399 or go to our physician directory.

The Marie Yeager Cancer Center is located at:
The Lakeland Health Park
3900 Hollywood Rd.
St. Joseph, MI 49085
269-556-2880

If you have any further Questions please feel free to
contact Jann Totzke at 269-556-2880 .

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