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Highlands Oncology at Baxter Health

At Baxter Health, we are proud to partner with Highlands Oncology, the leading cancer care provider in our region, to offer patients the highest standard of care in their fight against cancer.

This collaboration combines Baxter Health's commitment to compassionate care with the specialized expertise of Highlands in medical oncology, hematology, and radiation oncology, ensuring an in-depth and personalized approach to cancer treatment.

The new Highlands Cancer Center, located on the campus of Baxter Health, provides comprehensive oncology services through state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging, radiation therapy, an in-house clinic pharmacy, a CLIA-certified laboratory, genetic counseling, an outpatient infusion center, cutting-edge clinical trials, and innovative new targeted cancer therapies. Patients can have confidence that they are receiving world-class care close to home.

The partnership between Baxter Health and Highlands Oncology adds an entire level of medical services and technology not previously available in northcentral Arkansas. Working together, patients have access to the best in tertiary care and supportive services without having to leave their support system at home. For more information about cancer treatment or services provided, please call Highlands Oncology at Baxter Health at 870-580-5280.

Referrals and Support

Baxter Health is a referral center for cancer patients in a 14-county service area in northern Arkansas and southern Missouri. Highlands Oncology is the region’s premier cancer center located on the campus of Baxter Health and provides treatment in the field of medical oncology, hematology and radiation oncology. The team at Highlands brings decades of experience in cancer care to the region, as well as the latest technology and cutting-edge therapeutics. The partnership of Baxter Health and Highlands ensures that patients will receive world-class care here in Baxter County, where their support system is.

Peitz Cancer Support House

The Peitz Cancer Support House can be reached by calling (870) 508-CARE. You can find more information about the Peitz Cancer Support House here.

Hosting the Mobile Mammography Unit

The Mobile Mammography Unit (MMU) enables Baxter Health to provide an alternative screening method to residents of the Twin Lakes area and to increase the awareness and utilization of early-detection screenings for breast cancer and other major health risks, such as osteoporosis.
Click here for more information about the Mobile Mammography Unit

Facilities interested in hosting the MMU must:

  • Provide their own personnel to schedule patients. A patient list must be faxed to Baxter Health three days prior to the scheduled visit.
  • Provide an adequate, level space to park the MMU.
  • Provide adequate parking for patients.
  • Provide restroom facilities for patients and MMU staff.
  • Provide detailed directions to the facility, including where to park the MMU.

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