William R. Bliss Cancer Center

William R. Bliss Cancer CenterThe William R. Bliss Cancer Center at Mary Greeley Medical Center offers patients in central Iowa the best cancer care available, close to home. Our mission is to provide multidisciplinary, integrated and comprehensive oncology services using innovative, high-tech diagnostics and treatments.

From the moment you enter the William R. Bliss Cancer Center, you’ll be greeted by our dedicated, compassionate staff.  You’ll be educated and treated by our highly trained oncology nurses. Your comprehensive care will be provided by our board certified medical oncologists/hematologists.

Our patients have come to expect the very best in coordinated health care, a truly collaborative approach.

Medical oncology is the specialty devoted to the care of people with cancer. This includes the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care of people who are at risk for or have experienced cancer.

Hematology is the specialty devoted to the care of people with a variety of blood disorders, both benign and malignant. Most physicians are now trained in both specialties and care for oncology and hematology patients each day.

The William R. Bliss Cancer Center is a partnership between Mary Greeley Medical Center and McFarland Clinic. Additionally, with financial support from the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation, we offer numerous community education and screening programs.

For more information, please contact the center at 866-972-5477 (866 WR-Bliss).

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The William R. Bliss Cancer Center has been recognized by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as offering the very best in cancer care. It is a recognition of the quality of our comprehensive, multidisciplinary patient care.

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