Through our association with BJC HealthCare, patients at the Cancer Care Center at Alton Memorial Hospital have access to the best cancer care in the metro east region. Our oncologists, surgeons, radiologists and specialists provide a range of treatment options, including those through the Outpatient Cancer Infusion Center and our award-winning Radiation Oncology department. The department boasts the most technological advanced cancer equipment in the metro east region with a True Beam linear accelerator. Parking for patients is conveniently just steps from center.
Washington University radiation oncologists work alongside community medical oncologists and surgeons to provide patients with state-of-the-art clinical care at Alton Memorial Hospital.
Washington University School of Medicine’s Department of Radiation Oncology has provided exclusive full-time radiation oncology services at Alton Memorial Hospital since 2016, with the department’s Medical Physics Division providing full-time services to AMH since 2014. The radiation oncology program at this location was initially established in 2005. Gregory Vlacich, MD, PhD, a Washington University Physician and member of Siteman Cancer Center, serves as the Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at Alton Memorial Hospital.
The Cancer Care Center at Alton Memorial Hospital has demonstrated compliance with the standards of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx), and has received a four-year accreditation of its radiation oncology services through this program. It is the first cancer center in Illinois to receive this recognition.