The Department of Medical Oncology is located at the Kirkland Cancer Center. Patients who have an upcoming appointment are encouraged to call 731-541-9561 to verify where they should go for their appointment.
The following services are available to oncology inpatients and outpatients 24-hours-a-day:
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:
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 groups are ongoing for various types of cancer. For additional information call 731-541-6388.
The Kirkland Cancer Center Foundation Fund provides medication, nutritional supplements, and transportation to and from cancer treatments for patients lacking sufficient financial resources to cover these basic needs. For additional information, contact The Foundation by e-mail at wthfoundation.org at 731-984-2140.
Outpatient Chemotherapy Infusion Clinic
|731-541-5481||Outpatient chemotherapy, infusions, and injections|
|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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