NBCF Partner Facilities

United Hospital Center

United Hospital Center (UHC) was established in 1970 as the result of a merger between St. Mary’s and Union Protestant hospitals.  The merger has given north central West Virginia a much larger hospital which serves 15,000 patients each year.  UHC’s cancer center offers a full spectrum of cancer-related services from prevention and early detection screening, to surgery, inpatient and outpatient therapies, and home and hospice care. A recent grant from the National Breast Cancer Foundation has enabled UHC to further expand and enhance its cancer center by adding a nurse navigator to its team of medical specialists.  The navigator program is designed to provide community outreach and education, as well as support for women facing a breast cancer diagnosis.

"The breast cancer navigator partially funded by NBCF has initiated better communication with your patients and community who experience an abnormal mammogram or a positive finding of breast cancer.  She has identified financial and physical barriers that have in the past prevented quality cancer care."

Linda Carte, RN, MSN, AOCN, Director of Oncology

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327 Medical Park Drive
Bridgeport, WV