Bring down the swelling (and your stress).

Lymphedema is a type of chronic swelling that can occur if there is damage to the lymphatic system or if the lymphatic system becomes overloaded by excess fluid due to infection or other medical issues, such as surgery, radiation or trauma to the lymph vessels. 

As the first and only National Lymphedema Network  Affiliate Treatment Center in the St. Louis area, find out how the Center for Outpatient Therapy and Wellness can help.

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An Inside Look

Since launching in November 2014, the Missouri Baptist Medical Center Computed Tomography (CT) Lung Cancer Screening has screened 2,594 people for early-stage lung cancer. Forty-six of them had cancer. 

David Patton is one of those. Read how the nurse navigator assisted him through the program.

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Rural Outreach Brings Clinical Trials to Patients

Patients like Mary Elise, a retired teacher in Ste. Genevieve, can take part in advanced clinical research thanks to the Missouri Baptist Cancer Center involvement with the Heartland Cancer Research NCORP. As part of the TAILORx trial, Mary Elise help researchers studying the effects of chemotherapy on early-state cancer.

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Prostate cancer  is the most common form of cancer in men. According to the  American Cancer Society, one in nine  men will be diagnosed with prostate  cancer during his lifetime. It is a statistic that Craig Siegel never expected he'd be among.

Living with Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men. According to the American Cancer Society, one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.

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Cancer Registry Report

The Cancer Registry is known for its substantial supportive role in the Missouri Baptist Medical Center’s Cancer Program. The Registry works with physicians, administrators, healthcare providers and planners to provide support for cancer program development, to ensure compliance to regulatory reporting requirements and standards, and to serve as a primary resource for cancer information and statistical information.

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