Cancer Care


Lake Regional Cancer Center is located at Lake Regional Hospital, 54 Hospital Drive; Osage Beach, Mo. For more information, call (573) 302-2772. Hours of Operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

UPDATE: Nichols Road is now open from Osage Beach Parkway to Amory Road.

You can access the Lake Regional campus from Osage Beach Parkway (Bus. 54) using Nichols Road but not from the Osage Beach Expressway; signs directing traffic to use the Case and KK exits will remain in place on the expressway. Watch traffic devices and signage for directions.

This opening allows access to Lake Regional Hospital, as well as Lake Regional Cancer Center, Osage Beach Medical Park (primary care clinic, walk-in clinic and pharmacy), Lake Regional Imaging Center, Lake Regional Medical Office Building and Lake Regional Medical Suites from Nichols Road by way of Osage Beach Parkway (Bus. 54).When complete, the reconstruction project will include a new roundabout providing Nichols Road traffic direct access to the Emergency Department entrance. Click here for an updated route map. 

Lake Regional Cancer Center is nationally accredited with gold-level commendation by the Community Hospital Cancer Program by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation is granted only to facilities that have voluntarily committed to provide the best in cancer diagnosis and treatment and comply with established CoC standards.

Our Mission

Lake Regional Cancer Center Physicians and staff are committed to providing high-quality, compassionate care in a convenient, comfortable setting. Using state-of-the-art treatment methods and a multidisciplinary approach, we offer a full range of cancer care services to treat the whole person — not just the disease.

Commonly treated cancers include lung, breast, prostate, colon, bladder, lymphoma and more. Services include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, nutrition therapy, palliative care, support groups and educational classes. To learn more about our services, click the links above and to the left.

View and download the Lake Regional Cancer Center annual report to the community. 

Beating Breast Cancer with a Smile

There were times during Pattie Alkire's cancer battle when she struggled not to give into sadness and fear. But today, she recounts her story with a smile. “If you’re going through cancer, there are going to be good days and bad days; you’ll take one step forward and two steps back,” she says. “There are times when you give up, but then you see other people fighting cancer, you think, if they can do it, I can, too.

Read and watch Pattie's story on our Exceptional Experiences page. 

Awards and Recognition

Outstanding Achievement Award - American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Lake Regional Cancer Center was the only cancer program in all of Missouri to earn this award for 2014 and one of just 75 award recipients nationwide.

Since 2004, the Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award has recognized cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients. The evaluation process includes 34 cancer program standards categorized within one of four cancer program activity areas: cancer committee leadership, cancer data management, clinical services, and quality improvement. Programs are further evaluated on seven commendation standards. Award recipients must have received commendation ratings in all seven commendation standards, along with a compliance rating for each of the 34 cancer program standards.


Helpful Links

Lake Regional Cancer Center utilizes the latest technologies, skills and resources — with a personal touch. Compassionate doctors, nurses, clinicians, therapists, staff members and volunteers work together to offer a network of individuals to join you in your fight against cancer. Click the following links for information and services for Cancer Center patients.