About Member Institutions
Mercy Suburban Hospital
Brown & Powell St
Norristown, PA 19401
Phone: (610) 278-2500
The Mercy Cancer Program, conducted in affiliation with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network in Philadelphia, enables Mercy Suburban Hospital to provide local care based on worldwide expertise. The program is certified by the American College of Surgeons and includes inpatient and outpatient clinical services provided by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, physical therapists, social workers, dietitians, radiation therapists, home care representatives, and patient representatives/pastoral care personnel. The Cancer Program maintains certificate approval from the accrediting body of the National Commission on Cancer.
Innovative programs and services available include:
- Sentinel node biopsy procedure for patients with breast cancer and melanoma.
- State-of-the-art mammography and ultrasound for quick and accurate diagnosis.
- Access to leading-edge clinical trials and resources that explore and provide the latest in cancer treatment approaches.
The Norristown Regional Cancer Center located at Brown and Powell Streets, Norristown, provides Mercy Suburban Hospital's outpatient cancer care. The Cancer Center staff is committed to provide excellent care in a supportive and caring environment, and all nurses are oncology and chemotherapy-certified. The Center offers a variety of education materials on cancer care topics for patients. Clinical services include laboratory, chemotherapy administration, and radiation therapy with a three-dimensional computerized treatment planning capability. A support group, patient educational programs, and psycho-social support are available to ease the treatment course.