Mercy Cancer Center
The Mercy Cancer Center, located on the campus of Mercy Suburban Hospital in East Norriton, began treating patients in the 12,000-square foot, two-story outpatient facility in July 2012.
There is a healing ambiance at the Mercy Suburban Cancer Center. Our spa-like setting offers a peaceful, soothing environment to make each patient’s healing journey as relaxing as possible while providing the highest level of cancer care. Spacious, inviting and designed to promote patient comfort and healing, the cancer center provides the patient and their family privacy in a modern, relaxing setting. Tranquil music can be heard throughout the center to promote healing. Natural lighting and floor to ceiling windows create a backdrop for nature-inspired art, encouraging a sense of calm to help you feel better.
Other Amenities Include:
- Dedicated entrance and parking
- Healing garden
- Eight new chemotherapy suites with personal Cable TV consoles
- High-dose radiation suite
- Spacious infusion bay with private rooms
- Contemporary exam rooms
- Private oncologist offices
- CancerHelp Educational Resource Centers
- Dedicated oncology pharmacy
- High-tech conference center
With a wide range of state of the art cancer treatment equipment, the Mercy Cancer Center has placed an emphasis on advanced radiation technology. A newly acquired image-guided linear accelerator uses RapidArc technology and high-dose-rate brachytherapy allowing us to deliver radiation to the exact cancerous area sparing surrounding healthy tissue. Our advanced cancer treatment procedures target tumors with tremendous speed and precision. Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy have access to private, spacious infusion bays with lots of room for family members.
Our Diagnostic and Treatment Capabilities Include:
- Image-guided linear accelerator
- with RapidArc technology
- High-dose-rate brachytherapy
- Multidisciplinary clinics
- Comprehensive NAPBC-accredited
- breast program
- ACR-accredited Diagnostic
- Imaging Department
- daVinci robotic surgical system
Our Cancer Center has been designed to provide our patients with the latest oncology treatment technology along with access to their entire group of care providers through the entire journey from diagnosis to treatment. This unique cancer center allows a patient a comprehensive treatment program from cancer diagnosis through individualized cancer treatment programs. Patient navigators guide cancer patients through their cancer management, developing personalized treatment plans and helping to facilitate meetings with top-notch oncology specialists involved for the best in patient care and other support team members.
Our Support Services Include:
- RN patient navigators
- Oncology social worker
- Patient resource kiosks in reception areas
- Genetic testing and counseling
- Physical therapy
- Lymphedema therapy
- Complementary therapies (art, music, massage, relaxation)
- Nutritional counseling
- Outpatient palliative care
- Tobacco dependence counseling
- Cancer support groups and survivorship services
- Clinical research trials
- Pastoral care services
The Mercy Cancer Center also offers CancerHelp computer kiosks, which are easy-to-use information centers full of trusted, up to date cancer treatment information from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). CancerHelp touch screen kiosks provide the great way for patients and families to learn more about cancer treatment options and diagnosis, side effects of oncology medicines and coping with cancer, cancer prevention and screening.
The Cancer Center at Mercy Suburban Hospital is just the place where you will find compassionate and caring physicians and support team members who will help you with your cancer treatment whether it is for lung cancer, skin cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, kidney cancer, blood cancer and most other types of cancer.
Mercy Health Systems also offers cancer treatment services at Mercy Fitzgerald, Mercy Philadelphia and Nazareth Hospitals and at home nursing care through Mercy Home Health services.