Know Your Risk
Cancer threatens some more than others. Take our quick online health risk assessments to learn your personal risk factors for some of the most common cancers affecting both men and women.
As part of our commitment to providing superior patient care, we offer a comprehensive range of cancer treatments and therapy options close to home so those facing cancer can focus on recovery with the support of friends and family.
Comprehensive Cancer Care
Mercy and Memorial Hospitals, together with our partner the Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC), are dedicated to meeting the special needs of patients who have cancer and their families. Our experienced team of caregivers is committed to providing high quality care for the mind, body, and spirit.
Learn your risk factors
Cancer threatens some more than others. Our health risk assessments take only a few minutes to complete, but can offer invaluable insights on your personal risk factors for developing some of the most common types of cancers.
The Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC) is one of the nation's largest freestanding cancer centers and is home to advanced options for the treatment of cancer. Staying at the forefront when it comes to technology is a priority. For example, CBCC is one of only a handful of locations on the West Coast to offer CyberKnife, a revolutionary non-invasive alternative to surgery for the treatment of tumors anywhere in the body. The commitment means we bring the most advanced treatment options to our patients.
The Dignity Health Infusion Center is conveniently located inside the Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC) and is a comfortable, peaceful environment for patients receiving infusion therapy. Infusion services provided by our specialized staff include:
- Antibiotic therapy
- Blood transfusions and vaccinations
- Fluids for dehydration
- Side-effect-prevention treatment via injection or intravenous infusion
- Central line draws/dressing changes
- Infusion education
- Surgical Service
Dignity Health also offers specialized surgical options for the treatment of cancer, including daVinci robotic-assisted surgery, available at Memorial Hospital. Skilled surgeons, along with the support of experienced anesthesiologists, nurses, and other ancillary staff, are committed to ensuring our patients have the best outcomes possible.
Inpatient Oncology Services
The inpatient oncology unit at Mercy Hospital Downtown brings patients with cancer together with specialized nursing care in a single dedicated space. This enhancement allows for improved coordination of care and a better overall experience for our patients and their families.
Details & Directions
Details & Directions: Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center - CBCC