A diagnosis of cancer can be a frightening, life-changing event for you and your family. At Parkland Medical Center, we’re here to guide you through treatment and recovery with compassionate care and the latest medical knowledge and technology.
Advanced Cancer Care Close to Home
Women with cancer have access to an additional comprehensive cancer program with world-class physicians, technology and clinical trials right here in our community. We partner with Lahey Oncology & Hematology at Parkland Medical Center to provide you with even more options for diagnosing and treating gynecologic cancers, including cancers of the uterus, ovaries, endometrial tissue, vulva, vagina and fallopian tubes—providing top-level prevention, screening, education and treatment for cancer patients and their families.
Specialists in Women’s Cancer Care
Our board-certified physicians have expertise in a variety of disciplines and collaborate on your cancer treatment for the best possible outcome. Our oncology nurses are highly trained caregivers who combine specialized nursing skills with genuine concern for patients, which means superior, personalized care for you. In addition, you’ll be supported throughout your journey by other skilled professionals including:
- Oncology and hematology nurse navigator who’ll accompany you through every stage of diagnosis and treatment
- Oncology social worker who’ll point you to helpful resources
- Clinical trials nurse to research new treatment studies that may help you
- Lymphedema specialists
- Onsite pharmacist and pharmacy technician
- Exercise physiologists and rehabilitation specialists
Breast Cancer Care
Breast health specialists at Parkland Medical Center ensure you receive the highest level of breast cancer care through early detection, a variety of treatment options, rehabilitation and support services. If surgery is needed, we focus on alternatives to total mastectomy. Breast reconstruction surgery is also available. You have more choices than ever through our affiliation with the Lahey Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Parkland Medical Center.
Support for the Journey
Every person experiences cancer differently. Because your total care—physical, emotional and spiritual—is our priority, you’ll find a host of cancer recovery and support services at Parkland to meet your personal needs—many designed especially for women, such as our Look Good…Feel Better program and Women’s Cancer Support Group. We also offer integrative healing services, such as expressive poetry workshops, massage therapy and Reiki.
Schedule a Mammogram
You can schedule your mammogram online or by calling the Parkland Scheduling Department at (603) 421-2458.