Board-certified oncologists and certified oncology nurses on staff at St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center treat patients, not cancer, with state-of-the-art diagnostics, treatment, rehab, and supportive services. Eligible patients take part in national clinical trials.
Pre-surgery classes, private patient rooms, skilled nursing and therapy staff, and fully outfitted rehabilitation gym and daily living skills suite mean orthopedic and spine surgery patients are prepared for the best outcomes.
St. Mary’s is the only western Colorado hospital with a complete cardiac program, providing everything from minimally invasive interventional procedures and electrophysiology services to open-heart surgery and personalized rehab.
St. Mary’s is a certified Primary Stroke Center with western Colorado’s only 24/7 neurosurgical services and dedicated neuro-trauma unit. Neurologists trained in stroke care and treatment of movement disorders and four neurosurgeons are on staff.
As the time approaches for your baby's arrival, you'll want to start planning for your hospital stay. Your doctor or midwife can give you information about St. Mary's Pregnancy Pathways Pre-registration program. Or you can call 970-298-BABY (2200) to learn more and to make your appointment.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminars
For those who have been unsuccessful in all attempts to lose weight and are seeking a surgical option, St. Mary's Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center offers several laparoscopic, or minimally invasive, surgical procedures. Click here to learn about weight loss surgical options and click here to see dates and times of seminars.
St. Mary's offers a variety of classes to help you prepare for and take care of your baby. Classes are taught by certified childbirth educators. Classes are free unless otherwise noted. Visit the Women's & Children's section for detailed descriptions. Visit our Classes page to see dates and times and register online.
You and your loved ones are invited to join St. Mary's free support groups for recovery education, relaxation, therapies, and discussions.
Cancer Care Support Groups St. Mary's Regional Cancer Center offers many programs for people living with cancer and those who love them.
St. Mary’s Stroke Support Group will meet Friday, June 21, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm, at Sherwood Park for its annual summer picnic potluck. Meet at the Juniper shelter (south shelter near the restrooms). Sub sandwiches will be provided. Please bring a side dish to share. Call 298-1929 for more information. Learn more...
“The American Cancer Society is sponsoring a large-scale research study called Cancer Prevention Study-3, or CPS-3, and the people of western Colorado can be a part of it because St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center is a partner in the study,” says Marty Jacobson, PhD, director of St. Mary’s Saccomanno Research Institute. Learn more...
Local physician appointed to Commission on Cancer position
Leonard Lapkin, MD, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at St. Mary’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center, has received a three-year appointment as cancer liaison physician for St. Mary’s cancer care program. Cancer liaison physicians are an integral part of cancer programs accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC).
Lapkin is part of a national network of more than 1,500 volunteer physicians responsible for providing leadership and direction to establish, maintain, and support their facilities’ cancer programs. Lapkin, who has a significant interest in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with malignant diseases, is a member of the multidisciplinary cancer committee at St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, an institution dedicated to comprehensive quality cancer care.
Cancer liaison physicians are responsible for evaluating, interpreting, and reporting their facilities’ performance data through the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) and facilitating quality improvement initiatives based on data findings. In addition, the cancer liaison physician is responsible for leading CoC initiatives within the cancer program and collaborating with agencies such as the American Cancer Society on behalf of the hospital. The CoC collects data from its accredited cancer programs and provides tools for these programs to facilitate analysis of patterns of diagnosis, treatment, and quality of care for patients treated at the hospital. Learn more...
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