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Cancer Center

At Memorial Satilla Health, we are committed to providing quality cancer care close to home. Our compassionate and experienced board certified physicians are skilled in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer. We offer a range of comprehensive services from screening and diagnosis, through treatment and survivorship.

Treatment Options

Precision Medicine

Board certified in Hematology/Oncology our physicians are dedicated to delivering compassionate evidenced based treatment at Memorial Satilla Health. Our program offers both inpatient and outpatient chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and hormone therapy to deliver targeted and personalized treatment plans. Our infusion services have been designed to provide comfortable and convenient care near home.

Surgery

Surgery plays an essential role in cancer care and may be required for diagnosis, staging, and in some cases, primary treatment. Our diverse surgical group offers innovative techniques in general, laparoscopic, and endocrine surgeries.

Radiation Therapy

We are pleased to offer state of the art radiation therapy in our newly renovated outpatient radiation center. Board certified radiation oncologists and the team including, physicists, dosimetrists, nursing, and, radiation therapists provide a wide range of services to patients and their families.

Tumor Board

The tumor board consists of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, and radiologists that meet to discuss oncology cases and develop a treatment plan. Tumor board ensures individualized treatment recommendations in concordance with best practices.

Cancer Education & Support

Memorial Satilla Health provides free pre-treatment education sessions. These sessions are aimed to decrease patient and care-giver anxiety by providing practical information regarding treatment side - effects and symptom management.

Look Good Feel Better Program

The American Cancer Society's Look Good Feel Better program is designed for women dealing with hair loss and skin changes from chemotherapy and radiation. To register, call (800) 227-2345 or (912) 287-2573.

Cancer Support Groups

Financial counselors are available to help navigate the cost of cancer care; assisting patients and caregivers with prescription assistance programs, and connecting them with community resources.

Cancer support groups meet monthly in the Annex cafetorium. To register, call (912) 338-6568.

Commission on Cancer Accredited


Approval by the Commission on Cancer (Coc) is given only to those facilities that have voluntarily committed to provide the best in diagnosis and treatment of cancers. Accredited since 2012, Memorial Satilla Health undergoes a rigorous evaluation process and onsite survey every three years. The CoC Approvals program encourages hospitals and treatment centers to focus on quality within their cancer programs. These programs are emboldened to expand services and reach out to the community exploring cancer prevention, early diagnosis, pretreatment evaluation, staging, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, surveillance for recurrent disease, psychosocial support, survivorship, and end of life care.