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Cancer patient at Franciscan Healthcare Lafayette Central

Cancer in Lafayette

 

Cancer needs assessment survey

If you or a loved one has recently had cancer, you know how challenging caring for the disease can be. This needs assessment survey will help us better understand, from your perspective, how we can improve cancer care in our community. The survey takes only a few minutes and is completed online.

 

Outstanding cancer care in Lafayette

Cancer is a powerful word that can change your life instantly. As one of Indiana’s largest cancer programs, Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health offers leading-edge cancer care. We’re accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer for offering the very best care as a comprehensive community cancer program.

What does this mean for you as a patient? It means you can trust us to provide the very latest cancer therapies and technologies in a convenient, caring environment. And, it means you have a skilled and experienced team of medical experts working together with you in the fight against cancer.

We offer a wide range of treatment options, including radiation therapy, chemotherapy, specialized surgeries, blood and marrow transplantation and the full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient cancer care.


       
Coordinated care plan

Physicians working together on your behalf means your cancer is treated sooner.

How we treat your cancer

Our patient-centered, team approach to care has always been the foundation of our cancer program. A team of physicians, from a variety of specialty areas, works together to provide the best cancer care – from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

 

This approach enables physicians to collaborate on your treatment plan to determine the best course of care, based on their collective expertise.

This approach offers many benefits to patients, including:

  • The time from diagnosis to definitive care is significantly shortened by a well coordinated care plan. The time can be shortened by weeks, which is imperative in getting to the cancer earlier to effectively treat it. 
  • The communication between physicians happens at a faster rate. All the physicians have each other’s direct contact information. They can communicate directly and move the patient through the process more efficiently. All unnecessary delays are minimized.
  • Your primary care physician stays informed through the entire process. With access to your complete medical history, he or she can manage your care over a long period of time.
 

Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health - Lafayette Central

Cancer Center
1501 Hartford St.
Lafayette, IN 47905
PH: (765) 423-6011
 
Cancer Annual Reports

As a Comprehensive Cancer Program, our Cancer Center is dedicated to publishing an annual report containing cancer statistics in our community.

2011 Cancer Annual Report.pdf2013 Annual Report


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