Baptist Centers for Cancer Care

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Baptist Centers for Cancer Care
350 N. Humphreys Blvd.
Memphis, Tennessee 38120
Phone: 888.391.6558
Email Address: bccc@bmhcc.org

Baptist Centers for Cancer Care is a service provided by Baptist Memorial Health Care.

Since 1915, Baptist Memorial Health Care has provided health care services for residents of the Mid-South with a current a network of 15 hospitals located throughout the region. These hospitals include hospitals located throughout Tennessee such as Baptist Memorial hospital for Women, Collierville, Huntingdon, Lauderdale, Memphis, Covington, Union City, Germantown; hospitals located throughout Mississippi such as Baptist Memorial Booneville, DeSoto, Columbus, Oxford, and New Albany, and the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

The Baptist Health System has over 2,700 affiliated physicians, as well as home, hospice and psychiatric care, minor medical clinics, and a network of surgery, rehabilitation and other outpatient centers throughout the region. The Baptist Health System has an extensive education system as well. The Baptist Health Systems mission states, “In keeping with the three-fold ministry of Christ — preaching, teaching and healing — Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation is committed to providing quality health care.”

Baptist Centers for Cancer Care (BCCC) has a long list of accomplishments, including many firsts in the field of cancer treatment. BCCC established the first and only myelosuppression unit in Memphis in 1994. A myelosuppression unit is a specialized oncology unit for high-risk patients with compromised immune systems. Secondly, the Baptist Women’s Health Center was among the first seven centers in the nation to have a full-field digital mammography machine; Baptist offers the only mobile mammography units in Shelby County, and Baptist introduced the first retail-based mammography center to Memphis, Tennessee in 2000. And finally, Baptist Memorial Hospital performed the first adult autologous stem cell transplant in Memphis in 1989.

In addition, through a $3.1 million grant to Baptist Memorial Hospital to support the creation of the Baptist Centers for Cancer Care, Baptist Memorial Hospital is now considered a national center for cancer treatment and clinical research.

Baptist Centers for Cancer Care offers cancer care services for all types of cancer, including mesothelioma and other cancers of the lung at several Baptist facilities. Services such as surgery, and radiation therapy as well as chemotherapy, stem cell transplantation, and brachytherapy, are offered at: Baptist DeSoto in South Haven, Mississippi; Baptist Golden Triangle in Columbus, Mississippi; Baptist Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee; Baptist North Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi; Baptist Union City in Union City, Tennessee; Baptist Union County in New Albany, Mississippi, and Baptist Women’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.