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The Center for Cancer Care is just one facet of the comprehensive care provided by Canton-Potsdam Hospital and the St. Lawrence Health System. To learn more about the services they provide, visit the CPH home page.
Reaching a Diagnosis
Diagnosis and Screening


Our imaging department uses the latest machinery to conduct tests like MRIS, CT scans, PET scans, PET-CT scans, mammography, and ultrasounds to determine what’s going on inside your body.

Diagnosis and Screening


Our pathology team investigates biopsies and fluid samples to determine what your cells are doing and to arrive at a diagnosis.

Determining your Diagnosis

Hear how the cancer care team reaches a diagnosis.

Diagnosis and Screening


Preventative screening can detect GI cancers early.

Q: How long before I can see the medical oncologist?
A: The time between your referral and your first meeting with the medical oncologist depends on the time it takes to conduct the appropriate tests and determine a diagnosis