Maria Parham Cancer Center

You’re probably aware that Duke University Health System is a world leader in the treatment of cancer—but did you know that you can access Duke cancer expertise, technology and care right here at Maria Parham Health (MPH) in Henderson, NC? As a Duke Health affiliate, Maria Parham Cancer Center features board-certified Duke radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and hematologists who are on staff at MPH, as well as at Duke. When you add in an excellent facility and state-of-the-art technology, you have great reasons to choose MPH for your cancer care.

MPH is the only hospital outside of Duke University Health System to offer access to both Duke medical oncologists and radiation oncologists in one convenient location. Maria Parham Cancer Center’s collaborative care approach brings together the expertise and perspectives of physicians from a variety of specialties and disciplines. Patients needing both disciplines of cancer therapy are seamlessly seen by radiation and medical oncologists. The multidisciplinary approach continues with skilled local surgeons and a support staff of registered nurses, radiation therapists, social workers, clerical personnel and even patient navigators who are there to escort you through the entire process.

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted a Three-Year Accreditation to Maria Parham Cancer Center.  To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care.  

Maria Parham Cancer Center is a testament to the way that teamwork between a world-renowned healthcare institution like Duke Health and a community-based hospital like MPH can create a special place where patients can receive the quality, expertise and commitment they deserve.

Cancer Services

Our dedicated team of multidisciplinary cancer specialists work together to develop personalized treatment plans for each of our patients.

Our cancer care services include:

Diagnostic Procedures:

3D Mammography
Low-dose CT Lung Cancer Screenings 
PET scanning
Image-guided biopsies
Wide Bore MRI
Breast MRI
Multi-Slice CT Scan
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
Ultrasound Breast Biopsy
Ultrasound
Nuclear Medicine

Patient Navigator

Surgery - open & laparoscopic

Medical Oncology

Infusion therapy with on-site pharmacy
Blood transfusions
Bone-marrow biopsy

Blood Disorder Clinic

Anemia evaluation
Diagnosis and management of myeloproliferative and dysplastic disorders
Evaluation and management of coagulopathy

Radiation Oncology

Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) for prostate

Clinical trials

Nutritional counseling

Publications

2018 Community Outreach Report
2017 Community Outreach Report
2016 Community Outreach Report
2015 Community Health Needs Assessment
Maria Parham Cancer Center 2014 Annual Report

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