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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

    • MARCH 9, 2020
    PMC Leads the Region in Breast Cancer Technology

    PMC Leads the Region in Breast Cancer Technology

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has invested in a new ultrasound technology designed specifically for screening dense breast tissue. The Invenia Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) 2.0, by GE, is the only FDA approved system of its kind. PMC is the only hospital in the area with this technology, and it adds another layer of breast

    • MARCH 9, 2020
    Advancing Care to Detect Breast Cancer

    Advancing Care to Detect Breast Cancer

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) advances care to detect breast cancer with the addition of the Hologic 3Dimensions Mammography System. The new state-of-the-art equipment is a revolutionary screening and diagnostic breast imaging tool designed to improve the early detection of breast cancer. This system is designed to detect 20-65 percent more invasive breast cancers. This addition