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Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and MD Anderson

Inpatient Care

Our inpatient care team is composed of highly trained individuals who specialize in providing patient- and family-centered cancer care for both medical and surgical oncology patients. Our multidisciplinary team includes but is not limited to our physicians, registered nurses, social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, respiratory therapists, clinical pharmacists, clinical dietitians, chaplains and assistive personnel. Our patients include individuals receiving chemotherapy, post-operative recovery, cancer symptom management and supportive or palliative care for progressive stages of their disease.

Several of our nursing staff members have achieved Oncology Nursing Certification (ONCC) or Medical Surgical Nursing Certification (CMSRN). All staff members who administer chemotherapy have completed the Oncology Nursing Society’s chemotherapy and biotherapy course requirements as well as demonstrated clinical competency.

Inpatient Care Unit

To speak to someone in Ellis Fischel Cancer Center’s inpatient unit, please call 573-882-1061.