Established in 2000, Altru Cancer Center offers a range of medical oncology, chemotherapy and radiation therapy services. It conducts research and clinical trials and provides computed and positron emission tomography solutions. The center is accredited by The Joint Commission and the American College of Surgeons. Altru Cancer Center maintains laboratory stations and private and examination rooms. It also offers nutrition, lodging and transportation services. The center is a part of the Altru Health System, which provides a variety of medical and nursing services. Founded in 1997, the system maintains a heart and vascular center that provides diagnosis and treatment solutions for cardiovascular diseases. In addition, Altru Health System offers treatment solutions for patients with ear, nose and throat problems.