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Hematology & Oncology-Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center

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About This Location

High-Tech, Compassionate Cancer Treatment in Southeast Iowa

Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center offers the most updated, innovative cancer care from highly experienced, compassionate oncologists, nurses, and support staff. We understand cancer is a feared diagnosis that affects everyone differently, and we will be by your side from the beginning for all your support needs. We make a strong effort to give every patient and their family members a warm, safe, comfortable treatment atmosphere from a multidisciplinary team with the training to see beyond your diagnosis and to treat you as a whole person: physically, mentally, and spiritually. Our mission is to improve the lives of our patients living with cancer.

Services at this location

Chemotherapy, or “chemo,” is the use of medication to kill rapidly growing cancer cells, slow their growth, and relieve cancer symptoms. There are many types of chemotherapy drugs, and sometimes several drugs are combined. A pharmacist mixes chemotherapy IV drugs in our cancer center. The process of receiving chemotherapy through an IV is called infusion. In some cases, oral chemotherapy drugs are prescribed.


  • Blood-product transfusions: Chemotherapy, some types of cancer and blood disorders may affect blood counts. Some patients need transfusions of whole blood or blood components such as red cells or platelets.

  • Bone marrow biopsies: A bone marrow sample can confirm anemia, leukemia, and lymphoma.

  • Immunotherapy: This treatment bolsters a weakened immune systems caused by cancer or other diseases.