If you have a medical emergency for a life-threatening condition, please call 911.
Call the Merced Cancer Center only after you have made arrangements to get to the Emergency Room.
Non-emergency calls can be made Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Please call our office at (209)726-3410.
Notify us immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms:
- New fever of 100.4 F. or 38 C. degrees or greater
- Uncontrollable nausea or vomiting
- New or uncontrolled pain
- Chest pains or shortness of breath
- Severe shaking or chills
- Bleeding from the nose or gums
- Blood in the urine
- Black, tarry bowel movement
- Severe diarrhea
- Constipation with intense abdominal cramping
- Changes in your vision or hearing
- Increased bruising or pinpoint red or purple spots anywhere on the body
- New numbness or tingling of fingers or toes
Call during regular office hours (8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Friday) if these apply:
- If you have questions about your medication, treatment or side effects
- If you’re having nutritional problems
- If you need a prescription refilled
- Please call by 3 p.m. and have your pharmacy’s phone number available
- For narcotics such as Percocet, MS Contin or Oxycontin, plan to come into the office for a written prescription. By law, your pharmacy must have a written prescription.
If a medication is not working, please call us (209) 726-3410 and let us know.