Chemotherapy, given orally or through a vein, uses powerful drugs to destroy cancer cells. Chemotherapy does not typically require a hospital stay, so you can return to the comfort of home when you are finished with treatment.
We work with you to make the experience as comfortable as possible.
We offer multiple infusion centers for your convenience. Our team provides compassionate, personalized service to ensure that you receive the best possible care.
Why Choose Chemotherapy at Vanderbilt
- Multiple care locations
We have multiple infusion centers, which means you can find a location close to you. We offer evening hours, making it easy to fit your chemotherapy treatment around your schedule.
- Personalized care
We tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique needs and health goals. We help you navigate your treatment options to ensure you receive the best possible care.
- Latest treatment
As a research-based cancer center, we are at the forefront of the latest treatments, including regional therapy, which delivers chemotherapy directly to the affected area and usually has fewer side effects. Our commitment to research means that you receive the most current, sophisticated treatment available.
- Knowledge and experience
Our nurses have dedicated their careers to helping patients have a safe and comfortable chemotherapy experience. We help you manage the side effects of chemotherapy, giving each person individualized attention.
- Team approach
We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center: Infusion Clinics
Chemotherapy at Vanderbilt-Ingram’s Midtown Nashville Campus
Chemotherapy is a common treatment for many types of cancer. We designed a comfortable, healing environment for patients undergoing chemotherapy. Features of the infusion center at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Midtown Nashville location include:
- Private rooms
We offer access to private rooms, so you can have guests join you during your treatment. Each room has a television, plus lighting and temperature control for your comfort.
- Discretion combined with quick access to nurses
The unique “pod” design gives you everything you need. Each pod affords privacy to individual patients while facing the central nursing station. This design means that we can quickly respond to you when you need us, while ensuring your privacy.
- Clinical trials
There is a separate, dedicated space for patients undergoing clinical trials at our infusion center. Nurses with training and experience in that particular specialty staff the clinical trial rooms.
Navigating Your First Day of Treatment
- Patient Navigators
- Classes and wellness services
- Psychological support
- Lodging assistance
For Referring Physicians
To refer a patient to Vanderbilt’s Chemotherapy team, call (615) 343-3700.