Phelps Memorial Health Center partners with Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center to provide comprehensive oncology and hematology services including:
- diagnostic procedures
- genetic counseling
- nutrition services
- palliative care
- around-the-clock on-call services
Our highly trained physicians and staff are with you every step of the way from initial diagnosis, treatment, and beyond as you enjoy life after cancer. Our dedicated team is committed to providing you the best treatment available, right here in Holdrege.
Our priority is to establish a close personal relationship with our patients. We understand that "best" means more than just administering treatment. It means treating the whole person.
Cancers We Treat
- Lung cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Breast cancer
- Gynecologic cancers
- Colon cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Liver cancer
- Head & neck cancers
- Esophageal cancer
- Skin cancer
- Testicular cancer
- And other cancers
Imaging and Testing
Phelps Memorial Health Center can perform many tests to minimize travel. Our laboratory conducts tests in the clinic setting, and any tests that must be run at another site can often be drawn here. We can also complete CT, MRI, and PET scans for many diagnostic procedures. Biopsies, bone marrows, and general surgery are also available.
Lung Cancer Screening
Low-Dose CT LUNG CANCER SCREENING Program
Phelps Memorial offers a program to aid in the early detection of lung cancer for high-risk patients meeting specific criteria.
Patients ages 55-74 years.
History of smoking 30 packs per year.
If a former smoker; has quit within the last 15 years.
No weight loss greater than 10 pounds in the last month.
Has not received a chest CT scan in the past 12 months.
Experiences a change in cough, shortness of breath, or hemoptysis.
Our board-certified radiologists read all low-dose CT scans. Physician referrals are required for this screening. Please see your primary care providers to schedule an appointment.