Mission Breast Program

Mission Breast Program Call us at 828-213-9729 When it matters most, you are not alone – the Mission Breast Program. We understand that an abnormal mammogram or breast biopsy can create great fear and uncertainty. It is common for women to have a multitude of difficult questions and concerns that require the immediate need for […]

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Mission Breast Program High Risk Clinic

Mission Breast Program High Risk Clinic The Mission Breast Program High Risk Breast Clinic is designed to educate women about their individual risk for breast and ovarian cancer, plan a strategy to reduce risk and initiate screenings to identify cancer as early as possible. Who should be evaluated at the high risk clinic? Women with: […]

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Nurse Navigation Services

Nurse Navigation Services Nurse navigators are registered nurses with specialized training and certifications in oncology (or cancer care). They provide support and advocacy through each phase of prevention, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. At Mission, our nurse navigators are trained to initiate and facilitate timely communication with each member of a patient’s care team, and guide […]

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Personalized Medicine

Personalized Medicine Mission’s Personalized Cancer Medicine Program utilizes genetic or genomic testing whenever possible to identify specific mutations in a patient’s tumor and target those mutations with specific drugs. Soon the program will utilize not only the genetic information found in the tumor, but also the genetic information the patient has inherited from his/her parents […]

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Cancer Care Research

Cancer Care Research Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. These studies test new ways to prevent, detect, diagnose or treat diseases. People who take part in cancer clinical trials help researchers learn more about cancer and help develop improved treatments. The treatments that patients receive today are based on the results of past […]

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Cancer Care Support Services

Support Services Clinical Social Worker Provides counseling support for cancer patients and their families. Kathryn Atkins LCSW, LCAS, CSI | 828-213-2514 For HOPE A Women’s Cancer Center patients please contact Alice Myer, MSW, LCSW | 828-670-8403 Financial Counselors Provides assistance with payment options, health insurance, or financial assistance programs Janet Lee | 828-213-2558 Jennifer Franklin […]

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SECU Cancer Center

SECU Cancer Care Mission Health SECU Cancer Center is a state-of-the-art facility built in 2012 that is Gold LEED certified. The clinical facility serves patients not only in Buncombe County but also across the western North Carolina region. The center offers radiation oncology services, surgical oncology services, an infusion suite, pediatric oncology services, research services, […]

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Survivorship

Survivorship As a result of advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment, more people than ever before are surviving the diagnosis of cancer. For this reason, survivorship care is now recognized as a unique phase in overall cancer care. According to the Institute of Medicine, survivorship care is a specific approach to address the long-term needs […]

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Cancer Care Locations

Locations Angel Cancer Care 834 Depot Street Franklin, NC 28734  828-349-6900  Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm Brevard Cancer & Infusion Center 89 Hospital Drive, Suite A Brevard, NC 28712  828-883-3987  Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm Mission Medical Oncology – Asheville 21 Hospital Drive Asheville, NC 28801  828-253-4262 Fax: 828-418-0932  Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm Mission Medical Oncology – Brevard 89 A […]

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Genetics & Personalized Medicine

Mission Fullerton Genetics Center Clinical Genetics, Personalized Medicine and Laboratory Services Services are provided for all ages from newborn to adult for patients with a known or suspected genetic disorder, birth defect, intellectual disability, dysmorphic features, an increased risk for similar problems in pregnancy or by birth, as well as drug metabolism concerns in children […]

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Clinical Genetics

Clinical Genetics Fullerton Genetics Center is the region’s only comprehensive genetics and personalized medicine program with two geneticists board-certified in Medical Genetics and Genomics, genetic counselors board-certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling, a licensed clinical social worker, and a licensed clinical pharmacist trained in pharmacogenomics. Mission Health providers using Cerner EMR may send […]

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Personalized Medicine

Personalized Medicine At Mission Health, personalized medicine focuses on using genetics to predict how patients will respond to a medication. It has the potential to replace the trial-and-error approach to drug treatment to manage cancer and other chronic diseases. Personalized medicine testing provides patients and their healthcare providers with information that could help reduce bad […]

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