Taking your cancer care even further
The cancer care
specialists at Novant Health Matthews Medical Center have access to
the latest technology in cancer care. We use this technology and our
years of experience to provide you with an effective treatment plan
that is centered around your needs.
For more information on the cancer services provided at Matthews Medical Center, please call
Being diagnosed with cancer brings many
feelings of uncertainty and confusion. We understand your emotions,
and we are here to make sure you don't have to go through it alone. From your diagnosis and
treatment, to your survivorship and beyond, we'll be here to help you
every step of the way.
We pride ourselves on being a reliable
source for cancer care in the Matthews community.
Inpatient oncology care unit
Matthews Medical Center offers a
dedicated inpatient oncology unit with a special family room that
offers some of the comforts and conveniences of home.
Outpatient oncology care unit
It isn't uncommon to receive treatment
on an outpatient basis after you are diagnosed with cancer. Our
outpatient oncology unit, located on the first floor of Matthews Medical Center, is staffed with specially trained nurses
that can provide you with the advanced treatments and care you need
to win your battle with cancer.
You may have many questions related to the chemotherapy (chemo) process and procedure. Novant Health presents the video webinar, Chemotherapy Treatment Webinar (below), so you can better understand your treatment options on your road to recovery.
We also offer cancer patient navigators
to guide you through every step of your treatment. These specially
trained nurses support you and your family throughout your treatment
Linking you and your physician to expedite care
Explaining diagnosis and treatment options
Answering questions throughout your treatment
Connecting you with community resources
Providing access to psychosocial support
Connect with a cancer patient navigator by calling 704-384-6346.
Cancer rehabilitation services
Good nutrition, exercise and general
wellness are essential while treating your cancer. We provide a range
of special programs to help you manage the symptoms of your illness
and your treatments, including:
Pelvic floor therapy for men and
women, post-surgery and radiation
Therapy: physical, occupational
and speech, including swallowing therapy
Wellness program for fatigue management
For more information on the cancer rehabilitation services provided at Matthews Medical Center, please
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