Cancer Care Powered by Humanity at St. Joseph Health

Cancer Screenings

Our cancer screening programs seek to detect cancers early when they are most treatable. Whether you’re receiving a routine breast cancer screening from our nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence or a lung cancer screening with our low-dose computed tomography, the experts at St. Joseph Health are dedicated to providing compassionate care every step of the way and the latest in imaging technology.

Offering the Most Sensitive Imaging System Available

St. Joseph Health is the first in the Brazos Valley to offer PET scan services featuring GE Healthcare’s Discovery™ IQ system. Delivering scans in half the time with half the dosage of radiotracers, this combined PET and CT technology interpret information from two exams onto one image, leading to more precise results. With the latest innovations, our team can detect cancer earlier and track treatment progress more effectively. Learn more about the GE Healthcare’s Discovery™ IQ system.

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Featured Updates

Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Have an Effect On Mammogram Screenings?

MAY 17, 2021

According to the Society of Breast Imaging, women should wait six weeks after receiving their COVID-19 vaccine before going in for a mammogram screening.

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Why Was the Colorectal Cancer Screening Age Lowered?

FEB 24, 2021

Colorectal cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer when caught early. There are a variety of techniques used to screen for precancerous growths, called polyps, in the colon or rectum. By catching these polyps early, doctors are capable of

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