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Bringing Quality Cancer Care Close to Home

A cancer diagnosis can shake your faith. At AdventHealth Manchester, formerly Manchester Memorial Hospital, we want to help keep you strong in body, mind and spirit. On the good days — and especially on the harder ones — we’re here to provide not only leading-edge cancer treatment from hematology-oncology experts, but also renewed hope and motivation to face this challenge.

We’re here to help you find the right physician or a location that’s convenient for you.

Expertise and Compassion at AdventHealth Manchester

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Whole-Person Healing and Support

This is a time for you and your family to focus on what’s most important, and that’s healing — not all the logistics that go along with cancer care. We don't just fight your cancer with breakthrough science, clinical trials, and advanced diagnostics and treatments; we fight it by helping you stay brave, optimistic, and spiritually lifted at every step. When you're our patient, you’ll never be alone in this journey.

Leading-Edge Cancer Care

Blood and bone-marrow diseases can be complex. We want to help you understand them so you can find the resolve and confidence to face your diagnosis with strength. Across our organization, AdventHealth partners with national cancer care leaders to help you benefit from the latest advances in treatments for blood and bone cancers and diseases. The services we offer for treatment include:

  • Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy
  • Hematology and oncology consultation
  • IV infusion therapy
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Paracentesis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Treatment with biologicals

Take heart: People who receive treatment for blood and bone cancers and diseases are living longer, better, and more fulfilling lives than ever before. With your strength and our expertise, we’ll help you find answers and guide you through treatments.

Personalized, Convenient Care

Imagine your radiation specialist working closely with your cancer surgeon, and your physician taking an active role in the supervision of your overall cancer care. This is the connected, compassionate cancer care that improves outcomes and keeps you as relaxed and focused on your healing as possible. Trust our whole-person approach to care to help heal your body, ease your mind and soothe your spirit at every step of your journey.

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How Routine Screenings Can Prevent Cancer 


A colonoscopy might make you anxious, but our compassionate team is here to provide comfort and expert care. AdventHealth Manchester’s Dr. Gregory Wilkens explains why colorectal cancer screenings are so important — and how they can even prevent cancer from forming. 

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Cancer Care You Can Count On

Meet Utpal Bhanja, MD, your board-certified hematologist and oncologist. After completing his residency and advanced fellowship training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, Dr. Bhanja was named a “2018 Top Doctor” and brings his expertise to our community, all with the mission of healing human suffering.

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AdventHealth Manchester is a MCCAN Member

AdventHealth Manchester is a UK Markey Cancer Center Affiliate Network (MCCAN) member. The affiliation offers opportunities for AdventHealth Manchester physicians and cancer program staff to participate in professional education and clinical activities with the UK Markey Cancer Center. Community members benefit from jointly sponsored outreach and screening programs. The mission of MCCAN is to enhance access to high-quality cancer services and programs through collaboration with community hospitals.

A Team of Experts on Your Side

Taking Care of the Details

You focus on healing. Let us handle the rest. Our multidisciplinary care team is here to help you coordinate your care and connect you with the resources you need to overcome any roadblocks in your way. Whether it’s helping you find child care during your treatments or a local gym where you can relieve some stress, we’re here to support you in body, mind, and spirit.