Community Hospital South opens new medical oncology center
Community Hospital South opened its new medical oncology center July 6, 2009, located on the third floor of the hospital’s professional building. The facility offers state-of-the-art cancer treatments.
“This new center marks the continued growth of our outpatient oncology centers within Community Health Network,” said Joe Heckman, vice president of oncology services for the network. “With all of our cancer services, we provide a body of expertise in quality and patient safety, oncology nurse education, pharmacy integration, symptom management services, social services support, and oversight by the cancer committee.” Full story >>
Community Health Network Foundation receives grant to advance breast cancer care
Community Health Network Foundation has been awarded a $116,568 grant from the Indianapolis Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure to expand the breast health navigation program available at Community Health Network. Learn more >>
Community Hospital East opens new medical oncology center
Community Hospital East has opened a 7,000 square foot medical oncology center, located on the third floor of the hospital within the professional building. The facility is a renovated wing of the hospital and will offer state-of-the-art cancer treatments, including chemotherapy.
"This new center marks the continued growth of our oncology program at Community Health Network," said Joe Heckman, vice president of oncology services for the network. "With all of our cancer services at Community East under one roof, our patients can more easily access the exceptional care offered by our physicians and staff." Full story >> | Grand opening pictures >>
Former patient writes children’s book about coping with cancer
One of Community Health Network’s former patients, Yopi Havlik, a five-year breast cancer survivor, has written and published a children’s book with the Community Health Network Foundation’s support.
The nonfiction children’s book, Why is Mommy Sleeping?, was written from Havlik’s son’s perspective. He was 7 and his sister was 5 when Havlik was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 34. The idea for the book came about when Havlik and her husband couldn’t find a suitable children’s book that could help explain to kids what happens when a parent is battling cancer. Full story >>
Community Hospital East launches opening of $7-million radiation oncology treatment center
Community Hospital East officially launched the opening of a new, $7-million radiation oncology treatment center on March 19, 2007 during a ribbon-cutting ceremony, featuring Deputy Mayor Steve Campbell.
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