If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, we can help. Call (888) 314-3627 and let one of our care coordinators schedule an appointment with an oncologist near you.
Nothing turns a person's life upside down quite like the diagnosis of cancer. That's why, at Mercy Medical Group, we take a holistic approach to cancer treatment, caring for the whole person-physically, emotionally and spiritually.
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, we can help. Call us at (916) 733-5300 and let one of our care coordinators schedule an appointment with an oncologist near you.
In partnership with Dignity Health Cancer Institute of Greater Sacramento, every member of our cancer care team works closely together—consulting and communicating every step of the way—to ensure you and your family receive the best possible treatment. We offer specialized treatment in all aspects of cancer care, including:
Our cancer specialists cover the full continuum of care—coordinating with one another along the way to ensure patients receive seamless support along their journey. Our board-certified team consists of:
Hematologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the blood. Oncologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers or tumors. Services provided by Mercy Medical Group’s hematology/oncology team include:
New 3D imaging techniques, coupled with sophisticated planning software, have allowed radiation oncologists to localize and treat even small tumors with unprecedented accuracy. At the Mercy Cancer Center, three uniquely qualified specialists―a medical physicist, a dosimetrist and a radiation oncologist―work together to determine the parameters for a course of radiation treatment.
While we all face some risk for cancer, patients with a family history of cancer may have genes that put them at greater risk. However, genetic testing is a technology that can provide not only peace of mind but also suggest strategies for prevention and early detection. In the case that cancer is already diagnosed or arises later, genetic testing can lead to more effective treatment.
Nothing turns your life upside down like a cancer diagnosis. You may feel overwhelmed by the journey ahead of you, involving many specialists and procedures. This is where our nurse navigators come in, guiding you through the process and supporting you every step of the way. Dignity Health’s Nurse Navigation program is the only one of its kind in the Greater Sacramento area.
Dr. Joelle Jakobsen of Mercy Medical Group in Carmichael recently hosted a Facebook live section to discuss breast cancer detection, treatment, and beyond. Watch for yourself.
If you have breast cancer, you may qualify for Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery based on the size and location of your tumor, your breast shape, and your breast size. Talk to your doctor to see if this procedure is right for you.
Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery is an innovative approach to removing breast cancer, where the surgeon places your incision in a location that is hard to see, so that the scar is not visible when your incision heals. As a result, you have little to no visible reminder of the surgery or your cancer.
The DigniCap Scalp Cooling System reduces the likelihood of chemotherapy-induced hair loss in men and women with solid tumor cancers such as those associated with breast, prostate, ovarian, uterine, lung and other tissues.