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    • JULY 7, 2020
    Physicians Take Cancer Care to the Next Level

    Physicians Take Cancer Care to the Next Level

    Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Leonard Lawson Cancer Center (LLCC) offers the region leading-edge technology and a specially trained staff. PMC provides full-service, state-of-the-art cancer treatment and follow-up care, and is among a select few accredited cancer centers in KY that has received commendation by the Commission on Cancer. PMC’s prestigious group of board-certified cancer doctors

    • JULY 7, 2020
    PMC Offering Clinical Trials for Cancer Patients

    PMC Offering Clinical Trials for Cancer Patients

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) was approved to offer cancer patients clinical trials for treatment. Clinical trials are research studies that involve patients. Participation in the trials is not mandatory and patients who meet the criteria are given a choice if they want to participate. PMC began trials to treat numerous types of cancer, including breast

    • OCTOBER 21, 2019
    PMC Offers 3D Mammography as Standard

    PMC Offers 3D Mammography as Standard

    With upgraded equipment at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC), 3D mammography has become the standard tool for screening mammograms. The FDA reports that less than half of the certified mammography facilities in the US use 3D mammography as the standard for screening mammograms. PMC is proud to offer to most advanced technology available to better detect

    • OCTOBER 3, 2019
    Outreach Programs Help Patient Learn to  Live with Cancer

    Outreach Programs Help Patient Learn to Live with Cancer

    Donna Harris, 52 of Pikeville, was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer in early December of 2018. It would take some time for her to learn how to live with it She had been noticing for months that she was having an upset stomach, nausea and extreme fatigue. She visited her long-time physician, PMC Primary