Prevention and Support Services
Mobile Screening Bus
In keeping with our commitment to the community and our mission to delivering exceptional cancer care through prevention, early detection, treatment, research and the relentless pursuit of a cure, Lakeland Regional Cancer Center has developed a mobile screening program that will help detect certain cancers before symptoms occur. Early detection almost always results in better outcomes.
Our healthcare professionals will screen for cancers of the skin, prostate, breast and colon and rectum as well as for osteoporosis. All tests are confidential and conducted in complete privacy. Results will be given to both the participant and the physician of their choice.
In addition to the screening itself, participants will receive information on cancer prevention and healthy lifestyles.
To learn more or to participate in our screening program, simply call our Mobile Screening Coordinator at (863) 603-6579.
Congratulations, you’re a cancer survivor! Now what? The Lakeland Regional Cancer Center is taking comprehensive care one step further by offering a program designed to identify and meet the needs of the cancer survivor. Cancer survivors may experience some lasting side effects from treatment. The Survivorship Care program’s purpose is to concentrate efforts on the unmet needs of patients immediately following active primary treatment and to provide a smooth transition into the experience of cancer survivorship. The program will open to breast cancer survivors with the next step being to include prostate cancer patients, as these types of cancer affect our largest population of patients. To learn more, click here.
Current research suggests that only 5-10 percent of cancers are inherited; however, if you have a strong family history of breast, ovarian or colorectal cancer, it may be appropriate for you to consider genetic screening. Modern technology has enabled us to identify relationships between specific genetic mutations and some cancers. For example, the lifetime risk estimate for developing breast cancer in the general population is 12 percent, whereas the risk for those with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations is 50 to 85 percent. As we continue to learn more about genetic mutations and identify additional mutations, the role of genetic testing will continue to grow. At Lakeland Regional Cancer Center, we believe that informed patients are better empowered to make decisions in their own best interest. For this reason, we offer a genetic screening program.
The Boutique at Lakeland Regional Medical Center
Located in the mall area of Lakeland Regional Cancer Center, The Boutique provides a selection of items that will help keep patients from around the region feeling and looking their best.
The Boutique is proud to feature a complete line of post mastectomy, lumpectomy and reconstructive products from A Place for Her. Breast forms, brassieres, post-surgical camisoles, wigs and swimwear from well-known manufacturers are available in assorted fashionable styles.
The shop also carries scarves, turbans, skin protection products, gift items and accessories.