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Catawba Valley Medical Center

As a 258-bed regional medical center serving a five-county area, Catawba Valley Medical Center offers a full range of medical services and specialties.Through skilled medical practitioners and highly trained staff, CVMC is able to provide the highest level of medical expertise and state-of-the-art technology available within the core service offered.Our Comprehensive Cancer Center was the first in the area to achieve accreditation from the American College of Surgeons as a comprehensive community hospital cancer program. This translates into an outstanding continuum of care that includes leading edge diagnosis and treatments, talented staff, and the best medical equipment and support available.

Contact Info

810 Fairgrove Church Road SE
Hickory, NC 28602-9643
United States


Phone (828) 326-3000
www.catawbavalleymc.org





Commission on Cancer Accredited Program

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
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Diagnostic Imaging

  • Digital Radiography for Mammography
  • Mammography
  • Magnetic Resonance (MR) Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • Angiography
  • Computerized Axial Tomography Scan (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Positron Emission Tomography Scan (PET)
  • Stereotactic Guided Biopsy
  • Echocardiography
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy

Radiation Oncology Services

  • Brachytherapy - High Dose Rate (HDR)
  • 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
  • Linear Accelerator
  • Systemic Radioisotopes
  • Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT)

Systemic Therapy Services

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

Clinical Trial Information Available to Patients

  • Patient library
  • Brochures/Pamphlets
  • Internet Access
  • Patient information packets
  • Other

Psychosocial and Supportive Services

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

Support Groups

  • General Cancer Support Group
  • Loss/Bereavement Support Group (by referral)
  • Young Adult Support Group (by referral)
  • Lung Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Prostate Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Transplant Support Group (by referral)
  • Colorectal Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Other Site-Specific Support Group (by referral)

Rehabilitation Services

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

Surgical Procedures

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

Education Programs

  • Breast
  • Cervix
  • Colorectal
  • Lung
  • 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

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

American Cancer Society Services

  • Transportation Services (by referral)
  • Cancer Resource Center
  • Hope Lodge (by referral)
  • Look Good... Feel Better (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
  • Registered dieticians that specialize in working with cancer patients