The medical professionals in the Hematology and Oncology department work as one team in order to deal with research, education, and patient care in the field of cancer and blood
disease. The Hematology and the Oncology department are separately placed in the other institutions. But, they are united together at the Inha University Hospital, as the two disciplines are inseparable, the in-depth practice of Oncology is impossible without the profound knowledge of Hematology. The integrated program of Hematology and Oncology at the Inha University Hospital makes the team employ the most comprehensive state-of-art care in the treatment of cancer and blood dyscrasia. The department is staffed with 5 Faculty Members, 5 House Officers, 19 Oncology Nurses, 1 Research Nurse, 1 Transplantation Coordinator, 2 Social Workers, and many Hospice Volunteers. The important facilities include Cancer Ward (Ward 17 West), Laminar Flow Rooms (fifth floor), Comprehensive Cancer Center (third floor) consisting of Multi-discplinary Clinic and Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Center, Apheresis Rooms (second floor), Stem Cell Cryopreservation Unit (second floor), and Outpatient Clinic (first floor). Multidiscplinary Clinic is seeking the best treatment of the patient through consultation with Surgery, Radiation Oncology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Anesthesiology, and Psychiatry. Chemotherapy is the main activity of the department, most of which is carried out on ambulatory basis at the Comprehensive Cancer Center. All kinds of cancer including solid tumors and blood cancers are being treated by renowned experts at the department. Clinical trials are being carried out for breast cancer, gastric cancer, colon cancer, hepatoma, lung cancer, esophageal cancer, head and neck cancer, uterine cervix cancer, ovarian cancer, sarcoma, lymphoma, myeloma, and leukemias. The department is famous for the expertise in BMT as well as clinical research.