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North Carolina is home to some of the most progressive cancer research centers in the country. Following are brief overviews of some of the well known cancer centers located in North Carolina, listed alphabetically. Clicking on center names will open a new browser window that contains the center's website.

Cancer Centers of North Carolina
CCNC is a comprehensive outpatient cancer treatment center in the Raleigh area. For prostate cancer patients, CCNC offers national clinical trials, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy. Other services include medical oncology, radiation oncology, diagnostic radiology, hematology, clinical laboratory services, an onsite pharmacy and patient support services, including a monthly support group.

Cape Fear Valley Cancer Center
Treatments available at this facility include: Radiation Therapy, Medical Oncology and Surgical Treatment, including the area's only surgical oncologist.

Carolinas Healthcare System
Carolinas Healthcare System offers Blood tests (Alkaline phosphatase, blood urea nitrogen, liver function), Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan / CT scan, Prostascint scan / Radionuclide bone scan, Radiation therapy (external beam and brachytherapy), Hormone therapy / Chemotherapy / Immunotherapy.

Studies are available from the National Cancer Institute-sponsored cooperative groups and from the pharmaceutical industry.

Catawba Valley Medical Center
Catawba Valley Medical Center is one of the first centers in the state to offer brachytherapy ? prostate seed implants for men with prostate cancer. They also offer Radiation Oncology, Nutrition Care, and Spiritual Care

Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center
The program?s mission is to deliver outstanding clinical care to men with prostate cancer and to participate in basic and clinical investigations that will improve prospects for early diagnosis, treatment and prevention of this cancer.

Duke is currently researching Tumor Vaccines, Researchers at Duke are investigating a diet that, in initial studies, appears to slow tumor growth. In a large study, a team of Duke researchers is investigating the reasons behind mortality differences between black men and white men with prostate cancer. In addition to other services, Duke offers Pet Scan.

Forsyth Regional Cancer Center
The center has facilities for Radiation: Brachytherapy, Linear Accelerators, & 3D Treatment Planning, and also offers Surgery & Biological Therapy. Forsyth participates in many research trials of preventive and clinical medications and methods to qualified healthy people.

Frye Regional Medical Center
Frye offers Brachytherapy, Chemotherapy, Computerized tomography, Surgery, and Tumor Registry. The center also offers the Frye Auxiliary Cancer Resource Center and "Yoga for the Cancer Survivor."

Iredell Memorial Hospital
The center's address is 557 Brookdale Drive, PO Box 1828, Statesville, NC 28677. The phone number for the center is 704-873-5661.

Services offered include external beam therapy using two Varian Medical linear accelerators; one equipped with 120 multileaf, collimination, dual proton energy, and electrons, permanent prostate seed implantation, and 3D conformal therapy.

Leo Jenkins Cancer Center
Radiation oncology at East Carolina University's (ECU) Brody School of Medicine has some useful resources for prostate cancer patients. This facility offers the Siemens Primatom for image guided IMRT for prostate cancer patients. This facility also offers Prostate Seed Implants and other resources for patients considering radiation therapy.

Mission St. Josephs
The centers address is 509 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina 28801. The phone number for Mission St. Joseph's is localy: 828-213-4655 or toll-free: 1-800-443-2233.

Mission St. Joseph's Cancer Services offers knowledgeable and comprehensive cancer care. We have successfully treated many forms of the disease and are able to meet the needs of a wide variety of patients. With this experience and understanding, patients can feel confident that the cancer care they need is right here in Asheville.

Services offered include Stereotactic Radiotherapy, Prostate Seed Implantation, External Beam Radiation Therapy, Brachytherapy, and 3-D Conformal Therapy.

Morehead Memorial Smith-McMichael Cancer Center
This center can provide Cancer diagnosis and staging, Chemotherapy, Pain management, Radiation oncology: to shrink or eliminate malignant tumors, and Surgical Treatment.

Mountain Regional Cancer Centers, Division of the WestCare Health System
The center's address is 14 Medical Park Loop, Sylva, NC 28779, located in the WestCare Medical Park of Sylva. You can call the center locally at: (828) 586-7610 or toll free: (877) 506-MRCC (6722)

Serving approximately 350 new patients a year, Mountain Regional Cancer Centers make it possible for residents requiring radiation therapy to receive quality cancer care close to home. Their services offered include: Low dose rate, brachytherapy services, prostate seed implantation, electron energies for superficial treatment, fluoroscopic and CT simulation, CT interfaced three-dimensional treatment planning, and treatment of deep tumors.

The center is staffed by board Certified Radiation Oncologist, Board Certified Medical Dosimetrists, Registered Nurses with specialized oncology training, Board Registered Radiation Therapists, X-Ray Technologist, and a Consulting Board Certified Medical Physicist.

Nash Cancer Treatment Center
Offering Free scheduled screenings, pain management - including therapeutic massage, educational resources - including nutrition information, and counseling prevention information.

Presbyterian Cancer Center
The center can be located at 200 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204. The phone number for the Presbytarian Cancer Center is 704-384-4000.

Diagnostic services include Transrectal Ultrasonography, Intravenous Pyelogram, Cystoscopy, and Biopsy. Treatment services include Chemotherapy, Hormonal Therapy, Biological Therapy, Radiation Treatment on the Linear Accelerator, and Brachytherapy.

Regional Cancer Care
Locations in Durham and Mebane. At Regional Cancer Care, we are dedicated to providing you with comprehensive and compassionate cancer care. When you come to our practice, you will find our staff and our approach to treatment are focused on one thing-ensuring you receive the high quality care you need and the support you and your family deserve.

Rex Cancer Center
Rex offers inpatient oncology, outpatient chemotherapy treatment, blood transfusion, and Pet Scan. Rex Cancer Center's state-of-the-art radiation therapy area provides the most advanced equipment and procedures available in cancer treatment. Radiation Oncologists develop individual radiation treatment plans for each patient beginning with simulation, a process involving special X-rays used to precisely locate and mark areas to be treated. External radiation, hyperthermia (heat) treatments, three dimensional therapy and internal seed implant radiation are several treatment options available. Rex also offers a number of support services and programs for patients and their families.

UNC-CH Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC has facilities for Medical Oncology, Radiation Therapy, and Surgery, Laparoscopic surgical procedures for some prostate cancers performed through tiny muscle-sparing incisions via video-assisted surgery, Nerve-sparing surgery to preserve potency is available to men with prostate cancer, Prostatectomy, Orchiectomy with lymph node dissection for testicular cancer, and Interventional radiologists with significant experience in percutaneous and intraoperative ablation techniques cooperate with your urologist.

Research is currently being conducted at this facility for Intermittent Androgen Deprivation, The Role of Salvage Prostatectomy for Radiation Failure in Prostate Carcinoma, Estramustine Docetaxel and Bevacizumab in Men w/ Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer, and Chemoprevention Trials of Selenium and Prostate Cancer.
For more information contact Gayle Grigson

Wake Forest Comprehensive Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute: Prostate Cancer Center of Excellence
Services include endorectal MRI imaging, transrectal biopsy, three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy, and radioactive seed implants. Research currently conducted at this center include chemoprevention: soy supplementation & vitamin D, molecular epidemiology, and novel therapies

Wake Radiology Oncology Services
Wake Radiology Oncology Services is the Triangle's first freestanding, full-service, outpatient radiation therapy center. Its state-of-the-art facility combines the newest technology in three-dimensional radiation therapy with the expertise of highly trained professionals to provide thorough, quality care for each patient. The practice was the first to offer Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) to treat prostate cancer in Wake County.

Cancer Treatment Facilities in NC

The following regional hospitals offer broadly varying services. Please visit the websites of the hospitals in your area to increase your awareness of services offered to you locally. Remember! Always consult both a Urologist and an Oncologist about your cancer diagnosis. Understanding your diagnosis and knowing your options, and what is available to you professionally, locally and financially will aid you in making the decision that is best for you.

Alamance County
Alamance Regional Medical Center

Alexander County
Alexander Community Hospital

Alleghany County
Alleghany County Hospital

Anson County
Anson Community Hospital

Ashe County
Ashe Memorial Hospital

Avery County
Charles A. Cannon Memorial Hospital
Sloop Memorial Hospital

Beaufort County
Beaufort County Hospital
Pungo District Hospital

Bertie County
Bertie Memorial Hospital

Bladen County
Bladen County Hospital

Brunswick County
Brunswick Community Hospital
J. Arthur Dosher Memorial Hospital

Buncombe County
Mission St. Joseph's Health System
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Buncombe County

Burke County
Grace Hospital
Valdese General Hospital

Cabarrus County
Northeast Medical Center

Caldwell County
Caldwell Memorial Hospital

Carteret County
Carteret General Hospital

Catawba County
Catawba Memorial Hospital
Frye Regional Medical Center

Chatham County
Chatham Hospital

Cherokee County
District Memorial Hospital
Murphy Medical Center

Chowan County
Chowan Hospital

Cleveland County
Cleveland Regional Medical Center
Kings Mountain Hospital

Columbus County
Columbus County Hospital

Craven County
Craven Regional Medical Center
Naval Hospital (Cherry Point)

Cumberland County
Cape Fear Valley Health System
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cumberland County
Womack Army Medical Center

Davidson County
Community General Hospital
Lexington Memorial Hospital

Davie County
Davie County Hospital

Duplin County
Duplin General Hospital

Durham County
Duke University Medical Center/Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center
Durham Regional Hospital
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham County

Edgecombe County
Heritage Hospital

Forsyth County
Forsyth Medical Center/Regional Cancer Center/Medical Park Hospital
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center/Comprehensive Cancer Center

Franklin County
Franklin Regional Medical Center

Gaston County
Gaston Memorial Hospital

Granville County
Granville Medical Center

Guilford County
High Point Regional Health System
Moses H. Cone Health System/Regional Cancer Center
Vencor Hospital

Halifax County
Halifax Regional Medical Center/Roanoke Valley Cancer Center
Our Community Hospital

Harnett County
Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital
Good Hope Hospital

Haywood County
Haywood Regional Medical Center/Cancer Care of Western N.C.

Henderson County
Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital
Park Ridge Hospital

Hertford County
Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Iredell County
Davis Regional Medical Center
Iredell Memorial Hospital
Lake Norman Regional Medical Center

Jackson County
Harris Regional Hospital/Mountain Regional Cancer Center

Johnston County
Johnston Memorial Hospital/Johnston Cancer Center

Lee County
Central Carolina Hospital

Lenoir County
Lenoir Memorial Hospital

Lincoln County
Lincoln Medical Center

Macon County
Angel Medical Center
Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

Martin County
Martin General Hospital

McDowell County
McDowell Hospital

Mecklenburg County
Carolinas Medical Center
Mercy Hospital
Presbyterian Hospital
Presbyterian Hospital-Matthews
University Hospital

Mitchell County
Spruce Pine Community Hospital

Montgomery County
FirstHealth Montgomery Regional Hospital

Moore County
FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital
St. Joseph of the Pines

Nash County
Nash Health Care Systems

New Hanover County
New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Onslow County
Naval Hospital (Camp LeJeune)
Onslow Memorial Hospital

Orange County
UNC Hospitals/Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Pasquotank County
Albemarle Hospital

Pender County
Pender Memorial Hospital

Person County
Person County Memorial Hospital

Pitt County
Pitt County Memorial Hospital

Polk County
St. Luke's Hospital

Randolph County
Randolph Hospital

Richmond County
Hamlet Hospital
Richmond Memorial Hospital

Robeson County
Southeastern Regional Medical Center/Southeastern Cancer Center

Rockingham County
Annie Penn Memorial Hospital
Morehead Memorial Hospital

Rowan County
Rowan Regional Medical Center
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Rowan County

Rutherford County
Rutherford Hospital

Sampson County
Sampson Regional Medical Center

Scotland County
Scotland Memorial Hospital/Scotland Cancer Treatment Center

Stanly County
Stanly Memorial Hospital

Stokes County
Stokes-Reynolds Memorial Hospital

Surry County
Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital
Northern Hospital

Swain County
Cherokee Indian Hospital
Swain County Hospital

Transylvania County
Transylvania Community Hospital

Union County
Union Regional Medical Center

Vance County
Maria Parham Hospital

Wake County
Cancer Centers of NC
Duke Raleigh Hospital
Rex Healthcare

Washington County
Washington County Hospital

Watauga County
Blowing Rock Hospital
Watauga Medical Center/Seby Jones Regional Cancer Center

Wayne County
U.S. Air Force Clinic Seymour Johnson
Wayne Memorial Hospital

Wilkes County
Wilkes Regional Medical Center

Wilson County
Wilson Memorial Hospital

Yadkin County
Hoots Memorial Hospital

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