Cancer

At Indiana University Health, renowned cancer specialists provide comprehensive cancer treatment as part of Indiana’s largest cancer care network. We offer advanced cancer treatments throughout Indiana so your care is close to home.

Cancer treatment at Indiana University Health Tipton Hospital is provided by board certified oncologists, hematologists and registered nurses. Our oncology nurses are certified through the Oncology Nurses Society, which promotes excellence in oncology nursing and transformation of cancer care.

Our highly skilled physicians work with you to develop a treatment plan that is customized for you. Your plan may include treatment options such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy or even clinical trials.

IU Health Tipton Hospital partners with the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Indiana University Health Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center, the state’s only cancer center with National Cancer Institute designation. These partnerships give you access to leading-edge treatments based on innovative cancer research.

Our Services

On-site services and treatments include:

Services available by referral include:

  • Clinical trial participation via the IU Health Simon Cancer Center
  • Radiation therapy
  • Breast surgery specialists
  • Plastic surgeons for mastectomy with reconstruction/oncoplastic breast preservation/reduction/augmentation
  • Prevention/risk counseling
  • Genetic counseling
  • Free wellness classes for the mind, body and spirit

Cancer Screenings

Schedule a cancer risk assessment at IU Health Tipton Hospital by calling our Cancer Services office at 765.675.8397.

IU Health Tipton Hospital offers convenient access to breast mammography screenings. Early morning appointments are available every weekday, and our staff works with you to make scheduling convenient. You benefit from quick, accurate diagnosis with the latest digital screenings. If needed, we can help coordinate your care from biopsy to diagnosis.

Schedule your mammogram today by calling 765.675.8538. Annual mammograms are typically covered by insurance and require a co-pay at the time of your appointment.

Upcoming Events

2016 Home of Distinction Event
The Bridgewater Club, Carmel

MAWR+Design is proud to present the 2016 WTHR Home of Distinction at The Bridgewater Club in Carmel, Indiana.

The home will be open to members of the public March 11 through 13, as well as March 18 through 20. Guests will have the opportunity to tour the modern, 11,000 square foot home, complete with interior golf simulation, home theater, state-of- -the-art kitchens, children's play areas and more.

PREVIEW PARTY
On Thursday, March 10, from 5:30 pm until 8:00 pm, Indiana Members Credit Union will present a special preview event. The preview event will feature a private tour of the home, as well as cocktails and appetizers by award-winning chef Peter Fulgenzi.

Tickets for the preview party may be purchased online.

HOME TOURS
Tours are available as follows:

MARCH 11 - MARCH 13

Friday, March 11 & Saturday, March 12
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday, March 13
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

MARCH 18 - MARCH 20

Friday, March 18 & Saturday, March 19
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday, March 20
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

While showcasing the latest building products and design trends, the tour will also raise funds for a worthy cause. All proceeds from tour ticket sales will benefit the IU Health North Hospital Breast Care program, which provides patient and family support services to those undergoing care and in survivorship.

Learn more about the 2016 Home of Distinction event, including details on ticket sales and how interested members of the community may volunteer, in the IU Health North Hospital Newsroom.

For more information about the home, please visit the Home of Distinction website.

If you are interested in volunteering at the event, please contact Crissy Proffitt, IU Health Tipton Marketing Assistant/Events Planner, at cproffitt@iuhealth.org or 765.675.8107.

NOTE: Parking available at clubhouse, located at 3535 E. 161st St. in Carmel. Free shuttle service provided.

Additional Contact Information

For Patients

Open Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm (closed holidays)

1000 South Main Street
Tipton, IN 46072
Office: 765.675.8397
Fax: 765.675.8287

To visit our office, park on the north side of the hospital and enter through entrance #4. Our office is the first door on the left.

Cancer Patient Stories

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