A Center of Excellence. . .
- 1,200+ new adult cancer patients diagnosed and/or treated yearly
- Cutting edge treatment options in radiation oncology, surgical oncology, and chemotherapy
- Latest in technological equipment
- Accredited by the American College of Surgeons
The Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology Departments strive to meet each patient's physical, emotional, and spiritual needs during their radiation therapy, chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and other treatments. To assure comprehensive treatment, these professionals work closely with nutritional, psychological, social service, and pastoral care staff as well as physicians.
A multidisciplinary group of physicians attends weekly Tumor Board meetings to discuss patient treatments. Tumor Registry, another educational resource, assists physicians with their analyses of cancer therapies and subsequent outcomes.
Located in Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, the Kirkland Cancer Center works cohesively with the Surgery and Radiology Departments where surgical procedures, stereotactic biopsies, bone scans, CT scans, MRIs, and mammographies are routinely performed. Research trials are available to eligible patients as well.
Meeting the special needs of those patients and their families facing life-limiting illness, Hospice of West Tennessee assures quality of life and provides emotional support through palliative care. Community Education remains a Cancer Center priority with sponsorship of free cancer screenings and programs reaching thousands yearly.
For more information, contact:
Gina Myracle, Admin. Director
Kirkland Cancer Center
620 Skyline Drive, Jackson, TN 38301