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Garcia Family Foundation Inpatient Oncology Unit

The Garcia Family Foundation Oncology Unit on the sixth floor of the Mishawaka Medical Center is specially designed to create a soothing environment for patients battling cancer.

We use a multidisciplinary team approach to patient care. The team of experts includes:

  • Nurses
  • Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Oncologists & Physicians who specialize in cancer treatment
  • Case Manager
  • Chaplain
  • Clinical Dietician
  • Oncology Pharmacist
  • Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapists

Our nurses attend an Oncology Nursing Society chemotherapy/biotherapy provider course in order to administer these medications to our patients. This course is nationally recognized and provides a comprehensive overview of the knowledge needed to administer chemotherapy/biotherapy agents.

This Unit also includes a large Hospice Room to accommodate patients with special needs or a longer length of stay. Our goal is to provide excellent care effectively manage cancer, its treatments and its side effects to allow the patient the highest quality of life.

Saint Joseph Health System  |  5215 Holy Cross Parkway, Mishawaka, IN 46545  |  574.335.5000

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