TrueBeam linear accelerator

The TrueBeam linear accelerator delivers leading-edge stereotactic radiation therapy quickly and can treat a broad range of cancer cases. It allows clinicians to image during treatment for precise tumor location and automatically stops if the patient moves outside defined parameters. The TrueBeam linear accelerator has also proven to be very dependable, with little down time reported.

Next generation PET/CT scanner

As part of an ongoing effort to offer patients the most cutting-edge medical imaging technology available, St. John’s Hospital purchased the Biograph Vision, the next-generation PET/CT scanner. This PET/CT scanner enables clinicians to identify the smallest of lesions early as a result of the high resolution and image quality, which supports an accurate diagnosis and more personalized treatment options to our patients. The scanner is available to patients for screening with a physician’s orders.

 

Mammography 

 

This method to screen for breast cancer has been shown to reduce mortality from the disease among women over the age of 40.

Schedule My Annual Screening Mammogram Online or call (217) 757-6565 to schedule your appointment. (A physician's order is required.) 

Breast MRI

 

This imaging test is often used for women who carry a harmful mutation in the BRCA1 gene or the BRCA2 gene because these women have a high risk of breast cancer and are at an increased risk for other cancers.