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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Ankeny)

1055 Southwest Oralabor Road
Ankeny, IA 50023

Current Estimated Wait:
0 hr 8 min

UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Current Estimated Wait:
0 hr 50 min

UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E Hickman Rd
Waukee, IA 50263

Current Estimated Wait:
0 hr 24 min

UnityPoint Clinic Behavioral Health Urgent Care - Des Moines

1250 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50316

Current Estimated Wait:
0 hr 47 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th Street Southwest
Altoona, IA 50009

Current Estimated Wait:
1 hr 33 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ankeny Medical Park

3625 North Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50023

Current Estimated Wait:
1 hr 12 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

Current Estimated Wait:
0 hr 44 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Current Estimated Wait:
2 hr 42 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 Southeast 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320

Current Estimated Wait:
1 hr 25 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Urbandale

5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

Current Estimated Wait:
1 hr 27 min

The John Stoddard Cancer Center

Our high standard of care comes from decades of research, cancer treatment experience, and cancer care technological superiority. As cancer survival rates increase, our team remains focused on providing the most advanced and comprehensive cancer care to our patients.  

Cancer Care Recognition

John Stoddard Cancer Center, a service of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, continues to lead the way as an Iowa cancer center and has been recognized for its quality cancer care. The John Stoddard Cancer Center is among the top achieving cancer programs in the nation. 

Our center has also been recognized as an accredited breast cancer center by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers since 2014. Receiving care at the NAPBC-accredited John Stoddard Cancer Center ensures that a patient will have access to a full range of state-of-the-art cancer care services and a multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best cancer treatment options. With information about ongoing clinical trials and new treatment options, patients have access to quality care close to home. To learn more about the cancer programs at John Stoddard, click here.

As the state's first hospital-based radiation oncology department at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, John Stoddard Radiation Oncology continues to be one of the most technologically advanced radiation oncology departments in Iowa.

Services Provided

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The Leading Des Moines Cancer Center 

Today, the John Stoddard Cancer Center remains at the forefront of cancer care in Iowa and the entire midwest.

  • We are among the most technologically advanced and diverse radiation oncology departments in the Midwest. In 1962, Iowa Methodist Medical Center established Iowa's first hospital-based radiation oncology department. We began offering intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in 2002, which allows us to precisely shape the radiation beam to maximize treatment of the tumor while minimizing exposure to the surrounding healthy tissue. In 2004, we began treating patients using stereotactic radiosurgery. Both of these were firsts for cancer treatment in central Iowa. In 2011, the John Stoddard Cancer Center became one of the first in the world to offer patients TrueBeam STx Technology - a revolutionary new radiation device capable of treating even the smallest tumors.
  • The Stoddard Oncology Navigation Program was a first in central Iowa and has proven to be a tremendous benefit for our patients and their families. Oncology navigators are patient advocates, provide education and support to cancer patients and their families before, during and after treatment.
  • The John Stoddard Cancer Center offers patients and their families a wide range of services that were created to provide them with the care they need before, during and after cancer treatment.  Services include a multidisciplinary cancer committee, weekly tumor board conferences, public screenings and education, support groups, on-site EmPOWER, a community outreach program, oncology research and clinical trials, a Lymphedema Center, cancer education classes and a survivorship program. 
  • The Stoddard Adult Oncology Inpatient Unit has many unique features and was designed with the patient and family in mind. An interdisciplinary, holistic, and family centered approach is central to our care delivery on this unit. Our team includes, but is not limited to, pharmacy, pastoral care, nutrition services, respiratory care, physical therapy, social services, case management, oncology nurse navigators, nursing, surgery and medical and radiation oncology to provide a comprehensive spectrum of care.

Our philosophy of family-centered cancer care allows us to wrap all of our modern cancer treatment technology into an atmosphere that reflects the importance of having family and friends involved in the treatment process.