Since 1920, the physicians and staff that compose St. Joseph Health - Humboldt County have been recognized as the best in the region. Continually improving and growing, there are now over 1,400 people who work for SJHS-HC – providing the highest quality of healthcare and always pushing for higher standards in every medical discipline.
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Recognized as offering the very best in cancer care and treatment.
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2700 Dolbeer Street
Eureka, CA 95501
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Our Cancer Program has been recognized by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as offering the very best in cancer care and treatment. St. Joseph & Redwood Memorial Hospitals and St. Joseph Home Care, together with our community partners, form a comprehensive team offering care, support and information for cancer patients and their families. Our mission is to reduce morbidity and mortality from cancer. And since the program’s inception in 1992, we have carried out this mission by continuing to grow to meet the needs of our communities.
For more information, call (707) 269-4242 or (800) 477-1922.
Reports to the Community:
Colon Cancer Annual Report 2012: St. Joseph Health – Humboldt County
Colon Cancer Survival Graphs 2012: St. Joseph Health – Humboldt County
Breast Cancer Annual Report 2011: St. Joseph Hospital
Lung Cancer Annual Report 2011: St. Joseph Health – Humboldt County
St. Joseph Health is committed to bringing you the highest level of survivorship services.
In recent years, there has been much talk about creating survivorship as a distinct phase of cancer care and providing each patient with a survivorship care plan. At St. Joseph Health, we are committed to offering the best available survivorship services. This is why we are implementing the STAR Program® that includes training our staff in the latest oncology rehab care and implementing research based protocols that have been proven to help cancer survivors optimally heal and function.
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American Cancer Society Information Services:
Call 1-800-227-2345 to speak with highly trained cancer specialists available 24/7 to provide information on free services offered by the American Cancer Society, including help with lodging and transportation, support groups, up to date cancer specific information, and clinical trials matching service. Visit the American Cancer Society website for up-to-date cancer information, daily news updates and interactive tools to help make treatment decisions.
The American Cancer Society also provides a free and confidential clinical trials matching service to people looking for cancer clinical trials. This service helps patients find clinical trials most appropriate for them and helps researchers recruit eligible participants needed to develop more effective treatment"
The most esoteric tumors can be removed right here at St. Joseph Hospital. Surgical treatment of prostate and colon cancer is routinely provided. Especially noteworthy is our commitment to conserving breast tissue by minimizing surgery; whereas 75 percent of breast cancer patients nationwide are given a full mastectomy, here at St. Joseph Hospital that same percentage, 75 percent, received instead the far less disfiguring lumpectomy; a remarkable accomplishment for a community hospital!
St. Joseph Home Care Humboldt County provides nursing, home health aides, physical, occupational, speech therapies and social work services to patients in their own homes.
Eureka (707) 443-9332
Humboldt Home Infusion Program - provides infusion therapy for patients in their own homes. Provides chemotherapy and pain control, utilizing the pharmacies of the hospitals and the nurses from St. Joseph Home Care. (707) 269-4258
Infusion Suite – provides outpatient chemotherapy services at St. Joseph Hospital. (707) 445-8121 ext. 6340
Outpatient Laboratory Services - provides necessary lab work for oncology patients.
For more information, please call(707) 269-4242 or (800) 477-1922.
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