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IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center

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Important COVID-19 Notice:

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If you do not have an appointment within the next 3 days, we kindly ask that you wait to call your provider’s office until closer to your appointment.

The IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center provides comprehensive cancer treatment for Indiana's East Central region.

Our team of board-certified oncology experts works with a multidisciplinary team of nurses, surgeons, dietitians, clinical trial experts, counselors, chaplains, social workers, pharmacists, exercise specialists, therapists and more to develop a personalized treatment plan just for you.

Advances in cancer care are quickly evolving with new ways of treating or managing cancer. At IU Health, we keep up with the latest standards of care and innovations so that we can always offer you the latest treatment options, including:

Medical Oncology

Our board-certified medical oncologists, hematologists and nurse practitioners provide cancer treatment and symptom management services. Leading edge treatment options, like cancer clinical trials, immunotherapy and precision genomics, are available in East Central Indiana.

Local Trials

There may also be the opportunity for you to participate in clinical trials, often giving you access to new treatment options that might not otherwise be available. Learn more about local clinical trials.

Radiation Oncology

Our board-certified radiation oncologists provide state-of-the-art radiation therapy to our patients. Radiation therapy uses targeted energy to destroy cancer cells, shrink tumors and alleviate certain cancer-related symptoms. Our radiation oncologists are experienced in using advanced technologies to deliver targeted therapies and proactively manage side effects from treatment.

Prevention & Screenings

Our Cancer Education Program promotes healthy lifestyle choices for adults and children, and is available free to the community. To learn more about these programs or to schedule a presentation, call 765.741.2938.

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital also offers a Lung Cancer Screening Program for patients who are considered at high risk. To schedule a lung cancer screening call 765.751.2727. There is a $49 charge for this screening.

Ask about other cancer screenings, free and open to the public, including:

  • Cervical and breast cancer screening
  • Skin cancer screening

Call 765.741.2938 for more information.

Finding the Best Treatment Options

Advances in cancer care are quickly evolving with new ways of treating or managing cancer. At IU Health, we keep up with the latest standards of care and innovations so that we can always offer you the latest treatment options, including:

Medical Oncology

Our board-certified medical oncologists, hematologists and nurse practitioners provide cancer treatment and symptom management services. Leading edge treatment options, like cancer clinical trials, immunotherapy and precision genomics, are available in East Central Indiana.

Local Trials

There may also be the opportunity for you to participate in clinical trials, often giving you access to new treatment options that might not otherwise be available. Learn more about local clinical trials.

Radiation Oncology

Our board-certified radiation oncologists provide state-of-the-art radiation therapy to our patients. Radiation therapy uses targeted energy to destroy cancer cells, shrink tumors and alleviate certain cancer-related symptoms. Our radiation oncologists are experienced in using advanced technologies to deliver targeted therapies and proactively manage side effects from treatment.

Prevention & Screenings

Our Cancer Education Program promotes healthy lifestyle choices for adults and children, and is available free to the community. To learn more about these programs or to schedule a presentation, call 765.741.2938.

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital also offers a Lung Cancer Screening Program for patients who are considered at high risk. To schedule a lung cancer screening call 765.751.2727. There is a $49 charge for this screening.

Ask about other cancer screenings, free and open to the public, including:

  • Cervical and breast cancer screening
  • Skin cancer screening

Call 765.741.2938 for more information.

IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center is committed to providing expert medical treatment complemented by supportive services to help you deal with the stress of a cancer diagnosis:

Cancer Exercise Program

Physical activity during cancer treatment has been shown to reduce fatigue, increase strength, improve mood and boost the immune system. Call our cancer exercise specialist at 765.751.5304 to learn more.

Cancer Center Boutique

The cancer center has a full-time certified mastectomy fitter and cosmetologist who can assist patients who need bra, prosthesis or wig fittings. Some items are paid or reimbursed by insurance and we will file your Medicare and most private insurance company claims. The boutique also has many specialty treatment items. For more information call 765.751.5302.

Chaplaincy

For many people, spirituality or faith provides a source of support and comfort during this time. A chaplain can be reached anytime by notifying a nurse or staff person or by calling the hospital operator at 765.747.4408.

Social Services

Our social worker is here to connect you and your family with services to help make your journey less stressful. This includes home care services, counseling and other community resources. To learn more, please call 765.747.3009.

Cancer Registry

The Cancer Registry collects and analyzes all reportable cancers diagnosed and/or treated at the IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center. Data is maintained, analyzed and reported for the purpose of research and quality improvement analysis. Call 765.747.3025 to speak to the lead registrar.

Cancer Dietitian

A well-nourished body can aid in recuperation from surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and stress, as well as build new tissues and prevent tissue breakdown and weight loss. Our oncology dietitian works directly with you to assess nutritional status and provide individualized nutrition care. For more information, call 765.747.3273.

Financial Services Representative

The Patient Access Services Financial Service Representative can help you with all financial related concerns, including Medicaid enrollment, food stamps (SNAP), medication and co-pay assistance, billing and accounting assistance and more. For more information, please call 765.751.5825.

Education & Support

Our full-time educational coordinator is available help you understand and cope with the changes that occur after a cancer diagnosis by providing access to relevant and understandable information and to answer questions about supportive services. Call 765.751.1400 for more information.

Counseling

Cancer health psychology professionals provide free services to support the many issues that may affect you and your family during a cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery. For more information please call 765.281.2030.

Cancer Resource Center

Specially trained volunteers from our volunteer program and the American Cancer Society provide support and resources to patients and caregivers dealing with a cancer diagnosis and treatment and are available in the lobby of our cancer center.

Support Services

IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center is committed to providing expert medical treatment complemented by supportive services to help you deal with the stress of a cancer diagnosis:

Cancer Exercise Program

Physical activity during cancer treatment has been shown to reduce fatigue, increase strength, improve mood and boost the immune system. Call our cancer exercise specialist at 765.751.5304 to learn more.

Cancer Center Boutique

The cancer center has a full-time certified mastectomy fitter and cosmetologist who can assist patients who need bra, prosthesis or wig fittings. Some items are paid or reimbursed by insurance and we will file your Medicare and most private insurance company claims. The boutique also has many specialty treatment items. For more information call 765.751.5302.

Chaplaincy

For many people, spirituality or faith provides a source of support and comfort during this time. A chaplain can be reached anytime by notifying a nurse or staff person or by calling the hospital operator at 765.747.4408.

Social Services

Our social worker is here to connect you and your family with services to help make your journey less stressful. This includes home care services, counseling and other community resources. To learn more, please call 765.747.3009.

Cancer Registry

The Cancer Registry collects and analyzes all reportable cancers diagnosed and/or treated at the IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center. Data is maintained, analyzed and reported for the purpose of research and quality improvement analysis. Call 765.747.3025 to speak to the lead registrar.

Cancer Dietitian

A well-nourished body can aid in recuperation from surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and stress, as well as build new tissues and prevent tissue breakdown and weight loss. Our oncology dietitian works directly with you to assess nutritional status and provide individualized nutrition care. For more information, call 765.747.3273.

Financial Services Representative

The Patient Access Services Financial Service Representative can help you with all financial related concerns, including Medicaid enrollment, food stamps (SNAP), medication and co-pay assistance, billing and accounting assistance and more. For more information, please call 765.751.5825.

Education & Support

Our full-time educational coordinator is available help you understand and cope with the changes that occur after a cancer diagnosis by providing access to relevant and understandable information and to answer questions about supportive services. Call 765.751.1400 for more information.

Counseling

Cancer health psychology professionals provide free services to support the many issues that may affect you and your family during a cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery. For more information please call 765.281.2030.

Cancer Resource Center

Specially trained volunteers from our volunteer program and the American Cancer Society provide support and resources to patients and caregivers dealing with a cancer diagnosis and treatment and are available in the lobby of our cancer center.