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    Cancer Services

    Community Cancer Center

    Eden Medical Center is approved as a Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons. This ensures that our program offers a full range of diagnostic, treatment and support services of the highest quality.

    Through our affiliation with Sutter Health, Eden Medical Center is connected to more than 4,000 physicians and 26 care centers, and is able to participate in research initiatives and clinical trials to ensure that the people of our community receive the highest quality of care.

    The following services are available to those who have been diagnosed with cancer:

    Breast Cancer Patient Navigator

    Our Breast Cancer Navigator is certified to provide you, our breast cancer patient, and your family, the guidance and resources you need to understand your diagnosis, provide assistance and emotional support, and help prepare you for your journey through your diagnosis, treatment and beyond. Your Navigator is a vital asset to your team of physicians.

    Helping you to prepare for doctor appointments and learning about treatment options, helping you with questions for your physicians, providing referrals for support groups or clinical trials and translating medical terminology are just some of the issues your Navigator can help with.

    For more information about the Breast Cancer Navigator program, please call (510) 303-9957.

    Cancer Prevention and Education

    Eden's Community Health Education Department offers a wide range of free educational programs. Such programs include breast cancer awareness and treatment, prostate cancer education and screenings, "Look Good, Feel Better" for breast cancer survivors, and free medical forums to meet physician specialists to learn the latest news on cancer detection and treatment. For information call 1-888-445-8433. You can also visit our health library for detailed cancer information.

    Early Detection and Diagnosis

    Eden Medical Center maintains state-of-the-art technology for the early detection and diagnosis of cancers. Eden offers mammography screening, stereotactic breast biopsy, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, Miraluma breast imaging, ultrasound and three-dimensional spiral CT imaging. For information or to schedule an appointment, call 510-727-3226.

    Treatment

    Eden Medical Center and its partners offer chemotherapy, three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy and virtual simulation, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), nuclear medicine, a range of surgical interventions, nutrition consultation and a specialized Lymphedema Clinic. For information about these services, call 510-537-1234.

    To learn more about Radiation Therapy, visit our partner, the East Bay Radiation Oncology Center External Site.

    Outpatient Rehabilitation

    Eden Medical Center Outpatient Rehabilitation Department oncology team consists of physical and occupational therapists, and speech pathologists. We customize individual treatment programs to eliminate or minimize symptoms such as pain, fatigue, weakness, lymphedema, speech impairments and difficulty with daily activities that may be the result of cancer treatments. Our therapists are STAR- (Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation Program) certified clinicians. STAR-certified clinician is a nationally recognized cancer survivorship certification developed by Oncology Rehab Partners External Site that focuses on the physical and emotional healing of cancer survivors. For more information about outpatient oncology rehabilitation, call 510-618-1800.

    Research

    Eden Medical Center's Tumor Registry tracks the health status of patients diagnosed or treated for cancer at Eden. This information, as well as ongoing detailed analysis of case studies by a multi-disciplinary panel of caregivers (the Tumor Board), allows our medical and support staff to review patient care protocols, analyze trends and develop optimum standards of care.

    Health Library

    Eden's online health library offers extensive information about cancer prevention, detection, treatment, medications and rehabilitation.