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The Leonard Lawson Cancer Center

Delivers Advanced Cancer Care Close to Home

 

The future of cancer care isn’t tomorrow. At Pikeville Medical Center’s Leonard Lawson Cancer Center, we have the expertise and leading-edge technology to fight it today. With capabilities to provide full-service cancer treatment and follow-up care, the Leonard Lawson Cancer Center is one of a select few cancer centers in Kentucky to hold accreditation from the Commission on Cancer with commendations.

 

 

Staffed by expert oncologists, surgical specialists, nurses, pharmacists, patient navigators and many other highly trained healthcare professionals, the Leonard Lawson Cancer Center makes it convenient for patients across Eastern Kentucky to receive advanced cancer care close to home. Click on the links provided below to learn about our physicians, services and treatment capabilities.

Latest News and Events

    • MARCH 12, 2021
    Last Round of Free Low-Dose CT Scans Beginning Soon

    Last Round of Free Low-Dose CT Scans Beginning Soon

    When it comes to the number of residents of Eastern Kentucky who are diagnosed with cancer, the region is far above the national average. In fact, according to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Eastern Kentucky has six of the top 10 counties in the United States for cancer death

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    • MARCH 12, 2021
    PMC Using Advanced Screening Tool for Breast Cancer Detection

    PMC Using Advanced Screening Tool for Breast Cancer Detection

    Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women, occurring in about one in eight women.  Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is now offering a new screening tool designed specifically for dense breast tissue which could help detect breast cancer sooner. PMC now offers the Invenia Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) 2.0, by GE. 

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    • MARCH 6, 2021
    3D Mammograms Increases Chance for Early Detection

    3D Mammograms Increases Chance for Early Detection

    When cancer is detected and diagnosed while still in the early stages, there is a much higher chance of better outcomes with treatment. Many families in Eastern Kentucky experience cancer in one way or another, and Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is prepared to address their needs.  PMC utilizes advanced equipment and technology to increase the

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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

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