Prevention & Education

Having a healthy lifestyle and knowing how to reduce your risk of cancer can play a key role in cancer prevention and treatment. That’s why Carroll Hospital Center offers a variety of screenings and educational programs to keep our community healthy. A partial listing of our programs follows:

For more information about these educational programs, please call 410-871-7000. For a complete listing of hospital support groups, programs and classes, check out our education and events calendar.

Screenings

Regular screenings for prostate and skin cancers are offered during the year. Click here for the latest schedule.

Tobacco Cessation

Education, counseling and referral are available for patients who wish to quit smoking or using other tobacco products.

Check It Out

Carroll Hospital Center sponsors a breast and testicular cancer education program for high school students.

Nutritional Counseling

A registered dietitian who specializes in oncology nutrition, particularly during chemotherapy or radiation, can develop eating plans to help patients strengthen their immune systems and promote recovery. Counseling is available by physician referral only. For more information, call 410-871-7390 or click here.

Resource Libraries

Patients and community members may check out a variety of print and video resources, from the Oncology Unit Resource Center or The Women’s Place Resource Center to help them stay informed about their condition or take steps to prevent illness. Please also visit our Tools & Resources section of this site for additional educational materials.