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Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside Mary Virginia Terry Cancer Center

Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside Mary Virginia Terry Cancer Center

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Compassionate cancer care

Specialists at Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside Mary Virginia Terry Cancer Center in Jacksonville, FL, deliver cancer care that's right for you.

A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. But you're not alone. We're here for you. At Ascension St. Vincent's, we provide advanced cancer care at Mary Virginia Terry Cancer Center. It's a healing environment with support services to help improve your quality of life. We start by listening to you. By knowing you well, your doctor works with you to create a care plan that's right for you.

Get advanced cancer care, close to home

Cancer affects your physical and emotional health. Your care team focuses on all of your needs. When you choose Ascension St. Vincent's for your cancer care, you get a multispecialty team—medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, and more—dedicated to your care.

The Mary Virginia Terry Cancer Center works closely with the medical oncologists at Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside to provide high quality medical oncology and radiation oncology care. Surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists meets three times a week at the tumor board on a collaborative treatment plan for your needs.

We diagnose and treat many types of cancer including:

  • Brain cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Blood cancer, including multiple myeloma, lymphoma
  • Colon and rectal cancers
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Gastrointestinal cancers in the stomach, bowel, colon or liver
  • Genitourinary (GU) cancer, including bladder and prostate cancer
  • Gynecologic cancers, including ovarian and cervical cancer
  • Lung, bronchial and esophageal cancers
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Skin cancers, including basal cell, melanoma and squamous
  • Other types of cancer

Benefits of our approach to cancer care

When you choose Ascension St. Vincent's for your cancer care, you get doctors who listen to understand you. You'll also find a supportive, compassionate care team that is here for you and your family.

Personalized radiation therapy targets cancer cells

Radiation oncologists deliver advanced, targeted radiotherapy and radiosurgery to eliminate cancer cells and tumors. Radiation therapy may be given in combination with other types of treatment.

  • Brachytherapy
  • Gamma Knife® System
  • External beam radiation therapy
  • Radioembolization, also called Y90
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic radiation therapy 

Supporting you through treatment and beyond

A cancer diagnosis can leave you with a lot of questions. Our nurse navigator is here to help answer your questions and connect you with other services and programs. To talk with a nurse navigator, please call 904-308-7879.

Advanced tests and imaging

Getting a clearer understanding of your health helps your doctor make a diagnosis and create a care plan that's personalized for you. Our cancer care team does a thorough evaluation and uses a range of blood tests and imaging tests, including 3D mammogram, MRI, CT-scan, ultrasound, X-ray and more. Ascension St. Vincent's provides outpatient lab testing and biopsies. Genetic testing and counseling is available for BRCA 1, BRCA 2, PALB2 and other inherited genetic mutations. Genetic counseling can help you and your doctor better understand your risk of developing cancer.

Cancer support programs and services

You don't have to cope with cancer alone. We're here to help, listen and offer services that support your treatment plan and recovery. We provide services that help promote your physical and emotional wellbeing into survivorship, after your primary treatment. Support services include:

  • Cancer rehabilitation and lymphedema therapy
  • Counselors, therapists and chaplains
  • Financial aid counselors
  • Healing chapel and garden
  • Nurse navigators
  • Nutritionists
  • Oncology certified social workers
  • Oncology pharmacists
  • Palliative care specialists
  • Support groups for patients, survivors and caregivers
Our oncology care team works together with you to help make your appointments as easy possible.