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Medical Oncology

Bright, Open Facilities

jackson-madison county general hospitalThe Department of Medical Oncology, located on the ninth floor of Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, affords a bright, cheery atmosphere for patients and families. This department has a 36 bed nursing unit and is also the location for the outpatient chemotherapy infusion clinic which has 12 treatment areas. There is a satellite pharmacy with a full-time specialized oncology pharmacist and oncologist technician housed on the unit. Comfortable seating areas are situated to provide patients and visitors both sunshine and panoramic views.

Services

The following services are available to oncology inpatients and outpatients 24-hours-a-day:

  • Hydration
  • Pain and other symptoms management
  • Chemotherapy administration
  • Blood transfusions
  • Antibiotic therapy

Medical Oncology Team

The Medical Oncology Department began over 25 years ago and the healthcare team provides over 250 years of experience in caring for patients with various types of cancer in all stages of the disease.  

Team members work closely with the hospital's active medical oncologists/hematologists:

  • Dr. Brion Randolph
  • Dr. Dwight Kaufman  
  • Dr. Clyde Smith
  • Dr. Archie Wright
  • Dr. Brian Walker

Also collaborating with physicians and nurses are the department's case manager, cancer research nurse liaison, pharmacist, dietitian, social worker, as well as pastoral care staff and volunteers.

Support Group

Support groups are ongoing for various types of cancer. For additional information call 731-541-6388.

Foundation Fund

The Cancer Center Foundation Fund provides medication, nutritional supplements, and transportation to cancer treatments for patients lacking sufficient financial resources to cover these basic needs. For additional information, contact West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation by e-mail at Foundation@wth.org at 731-660-8770.

Other Resources

B9 Outpatient Chemotherapy Infusion Clinic

731-541-5481 Outpatient chemotherapy, infusions, and injections
Medical Center Infusion Service 731-541-6689 Outpatient chemotherapy
Medical Center Medical Products 731-664-4305 Breast prostheses, turbans, and nutritional supplements
Sports Plus Rehab Centers 731-421-6950 Treatment of lymphedema

 


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