HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital Cancer Program Services


The HSHS St. Nicholas Cancer Program is improving cancer care for Sheboygan and its surrounding communities. This cancer program encompasses the full continuum of services including prevention, early detection, treatment, supportive services, surveillance and follow-up.
 

Diagnostic Testing

 

Imaging Services

  • Digital mammography
  • Stereotactic breast biopsy
  • Needle localization
  • Computerized tomography (CT)
  • Ultrasound
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Nuclear medicine
  • PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter) insertions
  • Thoracentesis, paracentesis & aspirations
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
 

Pathology

  • Laboratory
  • Specialized staining for cancer diagnosis
 

Center for Digestive Health

  • Colonoscopy
  • Upper Endoscopy
 

Inpatient/Outpatient Oncology

  • Chemotherapy administration
  • Blood and platelet transfusions
  • Blood draws for laboratory testing
  • Clinical trials
  • Access/flushing of PICC lines & ports
  • Infusions & injections of supportive medications
  • Therapeutic phlebotomy

Radiation Oncology

  • 3-dimensional conformal therapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Superficial skin cancer radiation treatment
  • Therapeutic radioisotopes


Surgery

  • Inpatient surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Sentinel node biopsy

Nurse Navigator

  • Answer questions and provide education about cancer care and diagnosis
  • Identify & connect you with resources
  • Guide & empower you as you make decisions
  • Streamline care transitions; follow through the cancer continuum
  • Provide support & advocate during treatment


Support Services

  • Social work services
  • Spiritual support
  • Health & wellness programs
  • Loan cupboard for wigs/headwear