Cancer Care

Sacred Heart Cancer Care in Santa Rosa Beach

Targeted cancer care at Sacred Heart Cancer Center helps you get the expertise of compassionate cancer specialists when and where you need it.

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Serving Northwest Florida and South Alabama, the Sacred Heart Cancer Center, a part of Ascension, utilizes a team approach to develop a personalized treatment plan for every cancer patient. Our Cancer Center is affiliated with the MD Anderson Cancer Network, a program of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, which is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the nation’s top cancer treatment center. The latest clinical care guidelines developed by teams of specialists at MD Anderson benefit Sacred Heart cancer patients. Our staff at the Sacred Heart Cancer Center undergoes ongoing and rigorous reviews of cancer care standards and practices to ensure we meet MD Anderson's high standards of care. For more information or to make an appointment with the Sacred Heart Oncology Group, call 850-622-0873

Sacred Heart Cancer Center is accredited by the Commission on Cancer, a program of the American College of Surgeons, for consistently providing high-quality, multidisciplinary, patient-centered cancer care. Clinical studies show that this type of patient-doctor partnership improves patient care, well-being, and overall outcomes.

Our oncologists and surgeons treat all types of cancer including head and neck, pancreatic, liver, lung, prostate, and gastrointestinal tract cancers. 

The hallmark of cancer care at Sacred Heart is our team approach, the expertise of our Sacred Heart Oncology Group doctors, and our compassionate, caring staff. Our services are centered around the care of the whole person, healing body, mind, and spirit. Patients benefit from access to clinical trials, and expert consultation and treatments. 

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, our patient navigators are here to help decrease the time from diagnosis to treatment. For more information, call 850-622-0873

Compassionate Cancer Care in Santa Rosa Beach

Sacred Heart’s state-of-the-art Cancer Center in Santa Rosa Beach houses outpatient treatment services and offices for cancer specialists. 

Led by medical oncologists Dr. Mose Hayes and Dr. Thomas Johnson, the Cancer Center includes 14 chemotherapy infusion bays, one private chemotherapy infusion bed, six patient exam rooms, and an infusion pharmacy. The center was designed with patient comfort in mind, featuring chemotherapy chairs with built-in heat and massage, as well as flat-screen TVs placed between every two chairs. The facility combines excellent treatment technology, talented physicians, a healing environment and personalized patient care supported by the latest knowledge and research.

Screening Tests and Early Detection Matter at Sacred Heart

For the early detection of breast cancer, the Olson Women’s Diagnostic Center provides screening mammography and high-tech breast imaging (including breast MRI). A certified women’s health breast navigator accompanies each woman on the journey from treatment to recovery and beyond. For the advanced detection of other cancers, we have high-quality medical imaging technology including PET/CT, MRI, ultrasound, fluoroscopy and bone densitometry (DEXA). 
For information about radiology services at our Miramar Beach campus, call 850-278-3560.

Advanced Treatment for Women’s Cancers

Sacred Heart offers the region’s only gynecologic oncology surgeons, who specialize in treating ovarian, cervical, uterine, vulvar and endometrial cancers. Dr. Steven DeCesare and Dr. Angela Ziebarth are based at the Sacred Heart Cancer Center in Pensacola.

Precision Treatment for Brain Cancer

The Sacred Heart Cancer Center in Pensacola features the region’s only Gamma Knife radiosurgery program. Gamma Knife is a proven minimally invasive surgical intervention for the treatment of brain tumors located deep within the brain. This precise, non-surgical approach also treats vascular AVMs and movement disorders due to tremors. This outpatient procedure results in a reduced treatment schedule and quicker overall recovery time. 

Access to Cancer Clinical Trials Research

Sacred Heart Hospital's Cancer Center is currently participating in many research studies, also known as clinical trials. These studies involve treatments for breast cancer, lung cancer, lymphoma, head and neck cancers, as well as other types of cancer. For more information about clinical trials or to see if you may qualify for a study, please contact the Cancer Research department at 850-416-4611

Cancer Care in Alabama

Sacred Heart Oncology Group also offers services in Andalusia, AL, provided by medical oncologist Dr. Mark Boatright. 

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