The Michael D. Wachtel Cancer Center and the St. Elizabeth Hospital Cancer Center at Affinity Health System
Discovering you have cancer stirs a whirlwind of emotions. One way to conquer the fear and confusion is to choose a cancer treatment partner that brings you hope and confidence. The Michael D. Wachtel Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center and the St. Elizabeth Hospital Cancer Center offers Northeast Wisconsin cancer patients access to the latest advances in cancer treatment, plus a warm, supportive recovery environment.
In partnership with Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology, Affinity Health System brings a network of cancer treatment specialists to the Fox Cities and Oshkosh. Experts in all areas of cancer care help develop the best possible treatment plan for each patient, including medical, emotional and spiritual support.
Advanced Care Close to Home
Northeast Wisconsin patients no longer need to travel long distances for state-of-the-art cancer care. With new advanced technology such as the TrueBeam Linear Accelerator and large-bore CT simulator, patients in the Fox Cities, Oshkosh and surrounding communities will receive the same quality of care found in large, world-class care cancer centers.
Our cancer teams are nationally recognized for excellent care. Both St. Elizabeth Hospital and Mercy Medical Center were recently awarded with an Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. This award acknowledges cancer programs that achieve excellence in providing quality care to patients.
St. Elizabeth is one of a select group of only 79 health care facilities in the U.S., and one of the eight hospitals in Wisconsin with accredited cancer programs, to receive this national honor for surveys performed in 2012. Mercy Medical Center received the award in 2012 for surveys conducted in 2011. Together, Affinity’s cancer care experts are committed to winning the fight against cancer.
Treatment Options Available
Cancer screening and early detection are critical parts of treatment. Our detection process includes:
identifying high-risk factors, such as family history and lifestyle
conducting cancer screening
training patients on self-examination techniques
increasing awareness of cancer symptoms
promoting healthy lifestyles
Learn more about specific cancer treatment options available at Mercy Medical Center and St. Elizabeth Hospital.
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St. Elizabeth Hospital Cancer Center
Michael D. Wachtel Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center