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Look Good...Feel Better
 

Join us at a free, hands-on, group workshop dedicated to helping female cancer patients cope with and combat the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
Learn skin care and makeup applications, as well as demonstrations on hair/wig techniques.
A complimentary gift of full size name-brand cosmetics is given for use during and after the workshop.
Where:  NEW United Hospital Center Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center
When:  Held several times throughout the year, call for a specific date and time.


To Register:  Call (681) 342-1818
To view more of the Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center program schedule click here.

 

Men's Cancer Screening


When: Held annually in the Spring, date to be announced

Location: Location: Family Medicine Center located on the fifth floor of the Physicians Office Building (POB) next to the new UHC.
Fee: No cost to participant

Registration: Pre-registration is required.


Call (681) 342-1800 for more information.
To view more of the Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center program schedule click here.

Please click the link below to watch an interview about the Men's Cancer Screening:
http://www.wdtv.com/wdtv.cfm?func=view&section=Fox-10&item=HEALTH-ALERT-Why-Men-Should-Get-a-Cancer-Screening2221

 

Routine Health Analysis

Chemistry profile including cholesterol, triglyceride and HDL. Complete blood count including 21 different tests. (Participants should fast 12 hours prior to test.) Other tests offered include PSA ($25), Thyroid ($35), Homocysteine ($25), and C-Reactive Protein ($15).

When: Available the second and fourth Saturday of each month
Location: Express Test, located on the first floor at UHC
Fee: $35

Registration: Participants must schedule an appointment by calling (681) 342-1500.

 

Skin Cancer Screening


When:  Friday, May 13
Location: UHC Radiation Oncology Department
located in the Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center, first floor.
Fee: No cost to participant

Registration: Pre-Registration is required.

Call (681) 342-1800 for information.

To view more of the Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center program schedule click here.


Vascular Screening

Reduce your risk of vascular disease. UHC is now offering Vascular Ultrasound Screenings. Available screenings include:

  • Carotid Artery which screens for carotid artery blockage caused by excessive plaque, the #1 cause of stroke
  • Abdominal Aorta which screens for an aortic aneurysm (AAA) that can cause a ruptured aorta
  • Lower Extremity Arteries which screens for peripheral arterial disease, a risk factor for coronary artery disease.

All screenings are non-invasive and painless. Screenings will be conducted by sonographers and results interpreted by a physician specialist.

When: By appointment only.

Location: UHC's Diagnostic Services Department

Fee: $35 per screening or all three for $90
Registration: An appointment is required.

Call (681) 342-1300 for information, or to schedule an appointment.

 

Women's Cancer Screening

When: Held annually in the Fall
Location: Family Medicine Center located on the fifth floor of the Physicians Office Building (POB) next to the new UHC.
Fee: No cost to participant
Registration: Pre-Registration is required.

Call (681) 342-1800 for information
To view more of the Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center program schedule click here.

 

Clinical Navigator

United Hospital Center is pleased to offer a new resource to the north central West Virginia community with the addition of a clinical navigator, at the Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center. Find out more by clicking the link below.

http://www.wdtv.com/wdtv.cfm?func=view&section=Fox-10&item=HEALTH-ALERT-New-Clinical-Navigator-Eases-Process-for-Cancer-Patients3103

The clinical navigator will focus on the breast patient's continuum of care by providing the following:

· Teaching/encouraging a breast cancer risk reducing healthy lifestyle

·  Age appropriate breast cancer screening practices

·  Education and support for patients while undergoing diagnosis

·  Following  breast cancer patients  and families through treatment

·  Providing education, support and resource mobilization through the entire care continuum from prevention, diagnosis and treatment, and during transition to survivorship.

·  Development of a breast cancer education and support group  

The clinical navigator is available to assist UHC patients and the north central West Virginia community, by being a navigator or guide for breast health practices and for patients and families after the diagnosis of breast cancer.  For more information please call the Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center at 681.342.1810.

 

 

(681) 342-1000 (please note the area code has changed)

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