Welcome to the Lenoir Cancer Center

Excellence in Healthcare

Lenoir Cancer Center TrueBeam Linear Accelerator Machine

Varian Truebeam

Linear Accelerator

We are at war with cancer. Do you think we can win?
At the Lenoir Cancer Center, we believe we can with YOU as our
secret weapon! With a donation to the Lenoir Memorial Foundation,
you will help us get the ammunition we need to battle cancer
in our community.

Lenoir Memorial Cancer Center

Patient Services


In the fight against cancer, Lenoir Memorial is well armed. Lenoir Memorial’s Comprehensive Cancer Program is a multifaceted effort encompassing a variety of departments with the shared goal of supporting those with cancer. The Cancer Center provides a myriad of treatment options, while the Minges Wellness Center sponsors a diverse mix of educational programs and screenings. Board certified radiation therapists, pathologists, surgeons and skilled nurses all make up the hospital’s cancer program.

Located across from the hospital, the Lenoir Memorial Cancer Center provides area cancer patients with treatment and support services without the agonizing travel time. Outpatient radiation therapy utilizing cutting-edge technology like our Varian TrueBeam Linear Accelerator is available.

The Cancer Resource Center offers guidance for every part of the fight against cancer including:

  • Finances
  • Community support
  • Transportation solutions
  • Health advice, and more

This assistance is free for everyone and is provided by specially trained staff and volunteers.

A registered dietitian is available to assist patients with their nutritional needs, and a social worker is on-site to help patients and their families cope with the diagnosis, treatment and recovery, while also sharing information on financial assistance.


What do I need to bring to my appointment?

Please bring with you to your appointment a Photo ID, Insurance cards, and any medications you are taking.


We try to adhere to our appointment schedule and respect your time. We appreciate your patience if we are late due to emergencies or surgeries.

Appointment Cancellation

If you are unable to keep your appointment, please notify us as soon as possible. Please call the office at 252-522-7600 to reschedule or to cancel an appointment.

Payment / Insurance Information

We make every effort to be responsible when it comes to the costs associated with medical care. Therefore, we request payment for all office services at the time they are rendered unless prior arrangements have been made.

We accept, checks, cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover. If we are a participating provider of your insurance company, we will bill them and request your co-payments. However, payment is the patient’s responsibility.

We’ll assist in any way we can to help you in handling claims. We accept most major insurance plans including but not inclusive: Medicare, Medicaid, Aetna, Atlantic Integrated Health, BCBS, Cigna, Medcost, Tri-Care, and Workers Compensation.

The social worker connects the patient with personnel at the hospital to set up payment plans even for those who do not have insurance.

Support Groups >

We provide the following support groups:

  • Ladies Breast Cancer Support
  • Men’s Prostate Health
  • United Against Cancer
  • Look Good Feel Better

What's New


Our hospital will be one of the first facilities in eastern NC to install the Varian TrueBeam Linear Accelerator, the most advanced radiation therapy machine. We are the proud recipients of this cutting-edge technology, due to the tireless efforts of the Lenoir Memorial Foundation and the generous donations made by members of our community.

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Cancer Transitions

Lenoir Memorial Cancer Center

Our Physicians


Dr. Hnatov specialty is in Radiology/Oncology. He attended the College of Medicine, University of Saskatechewan with his residency at the University of Manitoba. Dr Hnatov is married to Lesia Zintchouk and they have one son, Anton Hnatov.

Andrej Hnatov M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Ballenger's clinical expertise is inn Radiation Oncology specializing in Prostate, Breast, Lung, Colorectal, Head & Neck Malignancies. She attended the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Medicine with his residency at University of North Carolina Hospitals.

Cynthia A Ballenger M.D.


Make an Appointment

Contact us at 252-522-7600
or fill out the form below to schedule an appointment or consultation.