Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth provides comprehensive inpatient oncology services to cancer patients. A 36-bed oncology unit includes two rooms dedicated to the administration of low dose radiation (LDR) brachytherapy. Each room is private and designed to provide a comforting atmosphere for patients and their family.
The inpatient unit is a specialized treatment facility with nurses and skilled ancillary employees. Nurses manage the care of patients receiving radiation, complex chemotherapy regimens, pain control and supportive care through the end of life.
An interdisciplinary team coordinates care of cancer patients and families based on their unique needs. Led by physicians on the medical staff, the team includes chaplains, social workers, dietitians, oncology nurse specialists, case managers and oncology nurses.
A major provider of oncology services in the community, Texas Health Fort Worth also has agreements with local hospices to provide continued support during hospitalizations.