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 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 the hospital’s education and events calendar.


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.

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.

Resource Center Library

Patients and community members may check out a variety of print and video resources at Carroll Hospital’s Resource Center Library, located in the Tevis Center for Wellness. There, you’ll have access to a large variety of books and CDs dealing with hundreds of health-related topics in addition to cancer. Visitors can borrow library materials for up to 10 days with a hospital library card. Please also visit our Patient Tools & Resources section of this site for additional educational materials.