Franciscan Health is at the forefront in the fight against cancer. Our cancer care includes education, early detection, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care throughout your survivorship. At every stage our patients receive the highest medical excellence and compassionate care.
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Cancer Treatment in Indiana and Illinois
Cancer has never been more survivable than it is today. At Franciscan Health, we bring together proven technology and advanced expertise to diagnose and treat cancer. Our cancer treatment teams continually strive to improve the quality of life for those affected by cancer. At Franciscan Health we care for the body, mind and spirit.
What makes cancer care at Franciscan Health different?
- An entire team of experts – medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, nurse navigators, research coordinators and others - working as one care unit in a convenient, understanding environment.
- Advanced care focused on collaboration, critical thinking, education and support.
- Groundbreaking research conducted by our team of physicians and access to the newest drugs and therapies.
- A compassionate team working to achieve the best possible outcomes while treating our patients and their family members with dignity and respect.
The physicians at Indiana Blood and Marrow Transplantation (IBMT) pioneered the first transplant program for blood cancer in Indiana. This groundbreaking work, including cutting-edge research, is carried on today at Franciscan Health's Cancer Center in Indianapolis.
Breast cancer is a serious but highly survivable disease, impacting hundreds of thousands of women each year. At Franciscan Health, we realize the key to battling breast cancer is early detection and prevention.
When you're facing a cancer diagnosis, the support of caring professionals helps you and your family find extra strength to face the challenges cancer brings. That's why cancer support is a vital part of care at Franciscan Health.
Nationally recognized cancer experts offer evaluations and advanced treatment options in our cancer second opinion clinic - helping you to receive the best treatment possible.
Chemotherapy is a cancer-fighting drug that can be given by mouth or through an intravenous injection (IV). Franciscan Health offers infusion therapy teams that specialize in chemotherapy cancer care.
Clinical research trials provide new ways to think about disease treatment and possible cures. While offering patients the opportunity to tap into advanced treatment options.
Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in the United States. However, early diagnosis often leads to a complete cure. Franciscan Health is a national leader in colon cancer prevention, treatment and research.
Franciscan Health has oncologists who specialize in the advanced care of women with gynecologic cancer. Gynecologic oncology care includes diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the cervix, ovaries, uterus, vagina and vulva.
Head and neck oncology provides treatment options for patients diagnosed with cancers of the head and neck, such as throat cancer, tongue cancer, nose cancer, eye cancer and brain cancer.
Infusion services at Franciscan Health provide inpatient or outpatient care that is comprehensive and convenient for all patients. Our nurses and therapists specialize in IV treatments and infusion therapies.
Lung cancer is the deadliest type of cancer in American killing more people each year than breast, colon and prostate cancers combined. Early detection and personalized treatment are important tools in the fight against lung cancer.
Through advanced surgical and non-surgical cancer-fighting treatment options, Franciscan Health thrives to improve the quality of life for men and their families affected by prostate cancer, providing them a future of hope.
Radiation oncology damages cancer cells and gives us one of our strongest weapons in the fight against cancer. Franciscan Health radiation oncologists use a variety of innovative tools to treat patients with pinpoint accuracy and effectiveness.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. The specialists at Franciscan Health identify, diagnose and treat all forms of skin cancer with advanced methods and the highest quality of care.
Immunotherapy uses the body's immune system to help treat or prevent many health problems from allergies to cancer.
Franciscan Health is a leader in comprehensive cancer care. Everything we do centers around helping our patients – working with them every day – to beat cancer and maximize the quality of their life during treatment and beyond.