In the spring of 1997, St. Catherine Hospital opened The Cancer Center at a cost of $4.5 million. A significant investment is planned in the immediate future to expand oncology services for the region, creating a comprehensive oncology facility. The vision for the Garden City community and surrounding region is to create a center of excellence for oncology care.
The free-standing center currently features diagnostic PET Scan services, a dual energy linear accelerator and a treatment planning system utilizing the latest in computer technology to aid in defining treatment areas while avoiding harm to at-risk organs.
We offer the latest in chemotherapy and radiation therapy to improve tumor control, reduce side effects due to better organ visualization, and enhance treatment techniques for optimal outcomes. In addition, St. Catherine Hospital has partnered with the renowned Midwest Cancer Alliance through KU, to increase access to the latest cancer treatment discoveries though a wide variety of clinical trials.
The patient’s experience is enhanced through multi-disciplinary teamwork including spiritual, mental, nutritional, and rehabilitative services. Our team works together to provide quality care for the whole person, body, mind and spirit.
St. Catherine Hospital is committed to providing the most modern technology and resources available for treating cancer, including state of the art equipment and qualified medical, surgical and oncology personnel.
Medical Oncology / Hematology Physicians
Restituto Tibayan, MD
Mark Fesen, MD, FACP
Merilyn Douglass, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
To make an appointment, please call (620) 272-2579.
Thomas John Hegarty, MD
Claudia Perez-Tamayo, MD, FACRO, FACR
To make an appointment, please call (620) 272-2579
To learn more about the Central Care Cancer Center and the services offered at the Cancer Center please visit www.cccancer.com, a partnership with St. Catherine Hospital.
Central Care Cancer Center at St. Catherine Hospital
410 East Spruce Street
Garden City, Kansas 67846
(620) 272-2685 Fax
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
St. Catherine Hospital is a member of the Midwest Cancer Alliance (MCA), a membership-based organization that works to improve cancer care across the state and region by providing access to the latest advancements close to home. The MCA connects a network of hospitals and health care partners to University of Kansas lab discoveries and provides its members with access to major clinical trials, professional education, patient navigation services, networking and outreach opportunities. The MCA is part of The University of Kansas Cancer Center.