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Armstrong County Memorial Hospital

Annual Case Load

Contact Info

One Nolte Drive
Kittanning, PA 16201-7199
United States


Phone (724) 543-8500
www.acmh.org





Commission on Cancer

Available Services

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Radiation Oncology Services
  • Systemic Therapy Services
  • Clinical Trial Information Available to Patients
  • Psychosocial and Supportive Services
  • Support Groups
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Education Programs
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs
  • Screening and Early Detection Programs
  • American Cancer Society Services
  • Nutrition Services
  • Research Activities
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Diagnostic Imaging

  • Digital Radiography for Mammography
  • Fluorescence Bronchoscopy (by referral)
  • Mammography
  • Magnetic Resonance (MR) Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • Angiography
  • Computerized Axial Tomography Scan (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear Medicine (by referral)
  • Positron Emission Tomography Scan (PET)
  • Stereotactic Guided Biopsy
  • Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) (by referral)
  • Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) (by referral)
  • Echocardiography
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy

Radiation Oncology Services

  • Brachytherapy - High Dose Rate (HDR) (by referral)
  • Electron Beam
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy
  • Radiosurgery to treat brain tumors (by referral)
  • Robotic radiosurgery system (by referral)
  • Hyperthermia (by referral)
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Proton Beam (by referral)
  • 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Brachytherapy - Low Dose Rate (LDR)
  • Computerized Treatment Planning
  • HDR Radiation Therapy System (by referral)
  • Linear Accelerator
  • Systemic Radioisotopes (by referral)
  • Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) (by referral)

Systemic Therapy Services

  • Infusion Center with Chemotherapy
  • Photodynamic Therapy (by referral)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (by referral)
  • Chemoembolization (by referral)
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Plasmapheresis (by referral)
  • Stem Cell Transplant (by referral)
  • TheraSphere/SIR-Sphere (by referral)
  • Unsealed Source Radiotherapy (by referral)

Clinical Trial Information Available to Patients

  • Brochures/Pamphlets
  • Patient information packets
  • Research Coordinator/Nurse

Psychosocial and Supportive Services

  • Caregiver and Family Counseling
  • Case Management and/or Patient Navigation
  • Child Life Program (by referral)
  • Community Resource Coordination (e.g. transportation, financial resources)
  • Hospice
  • Lodging Assistance (by referral)
  • Patient Resource Center or Library
  • Pastoral Care
  • Psycho-Education to Enhance Coping Skills
  • Adjustment to Illness Counseling
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Bio-Psychosocial Assessment
  • Complementary Medicine Program (by referral)
  • Facilitation of Patient/Family, Provider Communication
  • Fertility Counseling (by referral)
  • Home Care Program (by referral)
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Consult
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Music Therapy (by referral)
  • Outpatient Psychiatric Care (by referral)
  • Pain and Palliative Care Program
  • Sexuality Counseling (by referral)
  • Support and Education Related to Parenting through Cancer (by referral)
  • Survivorship Program
  • Wellness Program

Support Groups

  • Caregiver Support Group
  • Family/Children Support Group
  • General Cancer Support Group
  • Loss/Bereavement Support Group (by referral)
  • Lung Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Prostate Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Transplant Support Group (by referral)
  • Breast Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Colorectal Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Other Site-Specific Support Group

Rehabilitation Services

  • Lymphedema Program
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Prosthetic Services (by referral)
  • Speech and language pathology
  • Stomal Services/Wound Care Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy

Surgical Procedures

  • Ultrasonic Surgical Aspiration (by referral)
  • Limb Perfusion (by referral)
  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (by referral)
  • Robotic Assisted Procedures
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (by referral)
  • Cryosurgery (by referral)
  • Microwave Ablation (by referral)
  • Catheter based Partial Breast Irradiation (ex: Mammosite) (by referral)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (by referral)
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Education Programs

  • Breast
  • Cervix
  • Colorectal
  • Lung
  • Prostate
  • Skin
  • General Cancer

Healthy Lifestyle Programs

  • Nutritional Dietary Education Program
  • Smoking Cessation Program
  • Skin Cancer Awareness Program
  • Exercise Program
  • Weight Control Program

Screening and Early Detection Programs

  • Mammography
  • Pap Test
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test
  • Oral Exam
  • PSA Blood Test
  • Skin Exam
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Reduced Cost Mammography
  • Testes Exam
  • Digital Mammography
  • Breast MRI
  • Risk Assessment for Breast Cancer
  • Reduced Cost Cervical Cancer Testing (by referral)
  • Cervical Cancer Testing
  • Liquid-based Pap Test
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • CT Colonography (virtual colonoscopy) (by referral)
  • Double-Contrast Barium Enema
  • Fecal Immunochemical Test (by referral)
  • Stool DNA (by referral)
  • Prostate Screening
  • Digital Rectal Exam
  • Thyroid Exam
  • Lymph Node Exam
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Clinical Breast Exam
  • Human Papilloma Virus Test

American Cancer Society Services

  • Transportation Services
  • Cancer Resource Center
  • Hope Lodge (by referral)
  • I Can Cope
  • Lodging Services (by referral)
  • Patient Navigator Program
  • Reach to Recovery - Breast Cancer
  • Road to Recovery

Nutrition Services

  • Screenings or assessments for nutrition-related concerns
  • Nutritional counseling and education

Research Activities

  • Clinical Trials
  • Prevention and Control Research Studies
  • Bio-Repository/ Bio-Bank Studies
  • Patient Registry Studies