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The future of cancer care isn’t tomorrow. At Pikeville Medical Center, we have the expertise and leading-edge technology to fight it today. As the region’s only hospital to have achieved the Commission on Cancer’s 2018 Outstanding Achievement award for exceptional quality, we have a goal of winning the battle against cancer – one patient at a time.

Cancer Did Not Defeat Me

In 2017, I was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer. The Pikeville Medical Leonard Lawson Cancer Center was my one source for diagnosis and treatment. Thanks to their care, I am alive!

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Latest News and Events

    • MARCH 11, 2019
    PMC Receives Accreditation for Cancer Program

    PMC Receives Accreditation for Cancer Program

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) was recently awarded the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).  PMC is part of an elite group of health care facilities, which includes 24 U.S accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for cancer surveys performed Jan. 1 –

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    • NOVEMBER 5, 2018
    PMC Able to Target Radiation Directly to Surface of Skin Cancer

    PMC Able to Target Radiation Directly to Surface of Skin Cancer

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) today announced it has adopted the Xoft® Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx®) System®, an advanced technology able to deliver a targeted dose of radiation directly to the surface of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) lesions. The Xoft System is FDA cleared for the treatment of cancer anywhere in the body, including early-stage breast

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    • NOVEMBER 1, 2018
    PMC Works to Reduce Lung Cancer Incidences with Advanced Screening Technologies

    PMC Works to Reduce Lung Cancer Incidences with Advanced Screening Technologies

    Lung cancer kills more Kentuckians every year than the next eight most common cancers combined. Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is working to reduce lung cancer incidences and deaths in the state through advanced screening technologies. “Of all the cancers that are treated at PMC, we see more cases of lung cancer than any other,” explained

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