Cancer Screening & Diagnosis

cancer screeningServing Greater Boston, the Vernon Cancer Center offers a full spectrum of cancer screening procedures for the early detection and diagnosis of common cancers. Our cancer screening procedures utilize advanced medical equipment and techniques. Continue reading to learn more about our cancer screening services. Contact us to make an appointment with our diagnostic clinic.

Breast Cancer Screening

In partnership with the Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Women's Imaging Center, we offer a wide range of breast cancer screening services, including:

  • Amniocentesis
  • Bone densitometry
  • Breast MRI (as an adjunct to mammography and ultrasound in select cases) - MRI is available  within Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Gynecologic ultrasound
  • Mammography (screening and diagnostic)
  • Obstetric ultrasound
  • Stereotactic and image-guided biopsies

If a screening returns positive diagnosis for cancer, a team of Newton-Wellesley Hospital cancer doctors from medical oncology, radiation oncology and surgical oncology can meet with the patient to determine the best treatment plan. We also offer integrated support services and cancer support groups for during and after your treatment.

Our Department of Radiology also offers state-of-the-art diagnostic procedures, including Positron emission tomography (PET). Learn more about PET scans


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Men's Health Fair & Car Show

Join us on Sunday, September 21, from 9:00am-1:00pm for our combined FREE health screenings and classic car show.
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Wellness Classes Offered Throughout the Year

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"Top Doctors"

Boston Magazine featured Newton-Wellesley Hospital in their annual “Top Doctors” issue as a top community hospital outside of Boston.
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US News and World Report

US News and World Report has ranked Newton-Wellesley Hospital 16th in Massachusetts.
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