Cancer

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Cancer Services

The Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center serves Indiana's East Central region. The center provides highly advanced technology which focuses on prevention, early detection and treatment with a total care approach. We are committed to making progress against cancer, as demonstrated by our dedication to clinical research.

Patients referred to the IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center benefit from advanced forms of therapy and supportive programs. An array of services are offered, including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, brachytherapy, prostate seed implants, stereotactic radiosurgery, intensity modulated radiation therapy, clinical trials, psychosocial evaluations, education, nutritional assessments, cancer rehabilitation, pastoral care, and blood replacement therapies. Patients receive quality care from a team of cancer specialists working together to help patients and their families cope with the immediate and long-term effects of the disease.

We know a diagnosis of cancer creates anxiety and fear. We will schedule you as quickly as possible, matching your unique needs with the specialty of our oncologists (cancer doctors). Generally, our patients are seen within two weeks of their referral. Please call 765.281.2030 for more scheduling information.

Cancer Services at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital are fully accredited by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer (CoC), a national gold standard in cancer care. In order to meet the standards for CoC approval, each cancer program must undergo a rigorous evaluation and performance review, as well as meet 12 Eligibility Criteria Requirements and 34 Cancer Program Standard Requirements. Facilities with approved cancer programs must also undergo an on-site review every three years to maintain their approval.

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Important Phone Numbers

Scheduling information: 765.281.2030
Clinical Research IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center: 765.751.5850 or 765.751.5849
Clinical Research IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital: 765.747.8458
IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center: 765.751.1449
IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Cancer Center Boutique: 765.751.5302
Cancer Counseling Services: 765.751.1449
Financial Services Representative: 765.281.5825
Cancer Center Dietitian – Nutritional Services: 765.747.3269
Cancer Education & Supportive Services: 765.751.1400
Cancer Prevention and Screening: 765.741.2938
Clinical Nurse Specialist: 765.747.3383
Cancer Registry: 765.747.3025
Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy Services: 765.747.3508
Comprehensive Breast Center: 765.747.8466
Family Library: 765.747.3685
IU Health Ball Memorial Hospice: 765.747.4273
Inpatient Oncology Unit: 765.747.3392
Lymphedema Clinic: 765.747.8471
Medical Oncology/Hematology: 765.281.2030
Radiation Oncology: 765.747.3148
Social Services: 765.751.1449