Located in Bridgeport, West Virginia, the United Hospital Center's Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center, with its board-certified medical and radiation oncologists, offers patients access to the latest in cancer treatment. The center provides the entire continuum of cancer related services from prevention/early detection screening and education to surgery, medical and radiation oncology, inpatient and outpatient therapies, home care and, when appropriate, hospice services.
United Hospital Center's Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center sponsors support groups for patients and families in conjunction with the American Cancer Society. In addition, community-wide cancer screenings and education programs are held throughout the year.
Along with standard cancer therapies provided throughout the U.S., the cancer center participates in clinical trials thus giving patients access to the latest in cancer treatment protocols and experimental chemotherapy not yet released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Specialized radiation treatments using the most up-to-date IMRT techniques, breast brachy therapy and prostate implants are also available as part of the center's services.
The United Hospital Center's Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center is recognized by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Community Comprehensive Cancer Program.
The Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center is a service of United Hospital Center. For more information on cancer services or upcoming screenings/educational programs, call (681) 342-1800, or click here to view our Annual Program Schedule or click here to view our Resource Directory. For our annual report click here.
Click the link below to view brief videos about cancer services at UHC.
For more information on clinical trials:
Please contact your physician or Maggie Lowther, RN, BSN, Oncology Program Coordinator at 681-342-1804 for more information.
For more information concerning institutional review board and clinical research click here.