Screenings and Programs for Cancer Support
OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center provides a wide range of cancer screenings and cancer programs in and around the Alton, Illinois community, including support programs for cancer patients and their families.
• Prostate Cancer Awareness and Screenings
• Skin Cancer Awareness and Screenings
• Lung Health Screenings
• Breast Health & Mammography Screenings and Education
• Cancer Survivors Celebration
For general information about outreach activities, please call (618) 465-2264.
Ongoing Programs and Support Groups
Caring Circle Women’s Cancer Education & Support – A support group for all women currently diagnosed with cancer or in remission. Meets monthly. Call (618) 463-5623 for more information.
Center for Pain Management – A coordinated and comprehensive approach to pain management has been developed to enhance the services at OSF Saint Anthony’s Center for Pain Management, integrating existing Interventional Radiology, Therapies and Psychological Services. For information: (618) 474-4866.
Freshstart – Offered in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, this free program will help you “kick” the habit permanently. Topics include motivation to quit, quitting, recovery and support, stress management, weight control and relapse prevention. For information: (618) 465-2264.
Grief Support – A support system for adults who have lost loved ones. For more information: (618) 465-2264.
Man to Man: Prostate Resource Line – Men challenged with prostate cancer are encouraged to call us with any quality of life issues and questions: (618) 463-5623.
Look Good Feel Better – This is a special program that teaches women how to cope with the appearance related side effects of their cancer treatment. To register for the next session: (618) 465-2264.
Cancer Resource Help Line – If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer and you have questions, please feel free to call us at: (618) 463-5623.