July 13, 2020
The new Marion location for Messino Cancer Centers has three physicians (clockwise) Drs. Martin Palmeri, Charles Bryan and Brent Skiver. Messino Cancer Centers opened its Marion, NC location in March.
Starting in March, Marion has a new center for the treatment of cancer where patients can receive the care they need closer to home.
Messino Cancer Centers opened its Marion location in March at 1860 Sugar Hill Road, Suite A. The new center for Marion is housed in a former doctor’s office building not far from Mission Hospital McDowell.
Founded by Dr. Michael Messino in Asheville, Messino Cancer Centers (MCC) provides treatment for adult patients diagnosed with all types of cancer and blood disorders.
“Messino Cancer Centers is grounded in the Western North Carolina region and devoted to providing personalized care of the highest quality to patients in community settings, close to where they live and work and where their loved ones are close by,” reads the Website. “We are proud of our 30-year history of providing the highest quality cancer treatment that is based on research and focused on the whole person.
Messino started his medical oncology practice in 1990 with the goal of providing “quality cancer care with compassion and kindness and in consideration of the whole patient as a unique individual.” In the later years, he expanded his practice to include medical oncologists and advanced practitioners serving patients throughout western North Carolina, including the rural areas surrounding Asheville.
Messino Cancer Centers has 14 physicians who treat cancer and blood disorders in six locations: Asheville, Brevard, Franklin, Spruce Pine, Sylva and now Marion. In addition to chemotherapy, patients have access to clinical trials, oncolytic pharmacy, pathology, lab services, care management support and financial counseling under one roof,