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 Event

Turn Pink with Tipton!

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Tipton Elks, 117 E. Madison Street, Tipton, IN 46072

IU Health Tipton Hospital is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by turning pink! Join us as we celebrate breast cancer survivors. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about breast health and have their questions answered by Dr. Kandice Ludwig, IU Health breast surgeon.

Join us for fun prizes and giveaways, schedule your mammogram and receive important breast health information for you and your loved ones. We encourage everyone who attends to wear pink!

Through this event, we desire to provide support, education and hope for cancer survivors and their families as we face the challenges of cancer together.

Please RSVP

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Lori Tragesser at 765.675.1941 or visit http://bit.ly/2cteoP1.

If you are a breast cancer survivor, or if you know someone who is a breast cancer survivor that would like to attend, or if you interested in filling a table for 8, contact Lori at 765.675.1941.

This event is sponsored by Indiana University Tipton Hospital and the Women’s fund of Tipton County Foundation.

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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