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180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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950 E. Hickman Road
Waukee, Iowa 50263

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2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
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Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

UnityPoint Health - John Stoddard Cancer Center

Adult Oncology Inpatient Unit

The John Stoddard Adult Oncology Inpatient Unit is located on the third floor of the Powell wing at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, a service of UnityPoint Health - DesMoines. An interdisciplinary, holistic and family-centered approach is central to our care delivery. 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.


  • Flat screen televisions and DVD/VCR combination players
  • Couches that convert to sleeping surfaces for families
  • Lighted handrails for patient's safety
  • A private chapel on the unit
  • A healing garden and patio with a new water fountain and special lighting that illuminates the walkway for night viewing
  • A family laundry/shower area to provide amenities for families that choose to stay with their loved one
  • Sound reduction cupboards and drawers
  • Wireless internet access
  • Updated Milton P. Riepe solarium where patients and their families can relax and visit

Dedicated Staff

Our dedicated staff of nurses is encouraged to seek certification by the Oncology Nursing Society. This benchmark of excellence ensures the standard of quality our patients and referring physicians appreciate and deserve. We diligently assess individual patient needs and respond with a personalized plan of care grounded on solid clinical principles.

Adult Oncology Inpatient unit provides:

  • Relational care and healing support from a large group of hospital volunteers.
  • Social service and case management assistance to match our patients with needed services.
  • An oncology clinical educator to provide individualized patient education and staff education.
  • A clinical psychologist to address emotional aspects of the cancer experience.
  • An oncology pharmacist is available to provide patients and staff with drug information and education.
  • Chaplains for the spiritual needs of the cancer patient and their families.
  • An extensive library of books, videos, CDs, and brochures.

Our ultimate goal is to give patients and families knowledge, power and confidence as they go through cancer treatment. For more information or to contact one of our inpatient staff members, please call (515) 241-8700.