- Tom Coolman
Treatment at Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology is all about you—your life, your needs, your comfort. Through streamlined care, increased patient comforts, and our highly trained team, we’re bringing a new approach in cancer care to northeast Indiana.
And don’t forget our participation in clinical trials. The only medical oncologist in the Fort Wayne area to offer this option, Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology stays on the cutting edge of cancer treatment. More importantly, these trials offer our patients new options, especially when conventional treatments aren’t working.
Our convenient locations at Lutheran Hospital and Parkview North Hospital bring you all the cancer-related services you need in one place. Patients whose treatment includes radiation, surgery, or inpatient care can schedule all their appointments in one trip. By offering this multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment, we take travel out of the equation, leaving you time to focus on what matters most—your healing.
Comfort and care are our top priorities, and we designed our state-of-the-art facilities with that goal in mind. From the smallest details—such as no overhead paging, comfortable treatment chairs, and heated blankets—to the overall design and traffic flow of our office, we’re making cancer treatment as comfortable and convenient as possible. Snacks, beverages, window views, Wi-Fi, TVs, and DVD players are available to offer extra comfort and care to your healing process.
Highly trained clinical team
At Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology, our highly trained physicians specialize in hematology (treatment of blood disorders) and oncology (treatment of cancer). We provide individualized treatment plans for each of our patients based on the very latest in cancer and blood disorder research. Our physicians remain in the forefront of their field through ongoing research, teaching, and continuing medical education. In addition, Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology has its own Positive Emission Tomography (PET) scanner to provide you with some of the best imaging services available today.
When conventional cancer treatments aren’t working, you can turn to Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology for new options through clinical trials.
The nationally recognized team at Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology has been participating in clinical trials for over 20 years and is the only practice in Fort Wayne to offer this option. Not everyone is a candidate for clinical trials. But for those who meet the research criteria, clinical trials give patients a chance to receive what is often cutting-edge treatment not available any other way. Some patients have even seen a cure.
The best part? You can receive these cutting-edge treatment options here at home. Some treatments can take as long as six months. By offering this treatment right here in Fort Wayne, we take travel out of what is already a stressful situation.
You can learn more about clinical trials at cancer.gov, or talk to a physician at Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology, who will be happy to help you determine whether clinical trials are right for you.