Cancer Center

Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center Overview

Fairview Hospital is part of the Integrated Network Cancer Program with Lakewood Hospital and has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer.

Conveniently located across the street from Fairview Hospital, the Cancer Center is equipped with state-of-the-art cancer treatment technology and is staffed with highly trained physicians and healthcare professionals.

Fairview Hospital
Moll Cancer Pavilion
18200 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44111
Phone: 216.476.7606
Cancer Answer Line: 866.223.8100

Our doctors represent all the major cancer care specialties, including medical, surgical, gynecologic, radiation oncology and radiology.

For cancer questions or to make a same-day appointment, call the Cancer Answer Line at 866.223.8100.

Comprehensive Care»

Professionals at Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital are here to assist you through every aspect of the treatment and recovery process. That’s why our facility provides patients with comprehensive care, including the following services:

Cancers We Treat»

Early Detection and Diagnosis »

The best weapon against cancer will always be to identify it as early as possible and begin treatment to stop the disease from spreading. Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital features the leading technologies needed for accurately diagnosing where and how much cancer exists.

Treatment»

Personal Care During Treatment»

  • Get plenty of rest. Many patients experience fatigue during radiation therapy, so it is important to make sure you are well rested.
  • Eat a balanced, nutritious diet. A nutritionist, nurse or physician may work with you to ensure you are receiving the right calories, vitamins and minerals from the foods you eat and that you are eating the proper type of foods.
  • Treat the skin that is exposed to radiation with extra care. The skin in the area receiving treatment may become red and sensitive. Your radiation oncology nurse will review specific instructions for caring for your skin with you.
  • Seek out emotional support. There are many emotional demands that you must cope with during your cancer diagnosis and treatment. At times, it may help to talk about your feelings with a close friend, family member, nurse, social worker or psychologist.

Clinical Trials»

People who participate in clinical trials help researchers evaluate a new medical treatment, drug or device. A clinical trial is a research program created to find new and improved methods of treating patients with various diseases and special conditions.

Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital incorporates some of the most-up-to date treatment options and research. The center currently offers research in the areas of treatment, symptom management, screening and prevention of cancer.

Genetics»

Exploring your personal and/or family history of cancer can help assess your cancer risk. On-site testing and counseling is available twice a month. For more information or to schedule an appointment for cancer genetic counseling, contact a Certified Genetic Counselor at 216.636.1768.

Support Services »

Fairview Hospital offers a number of support groups open to cancer patients as well as family members and caring friends. For cancer questions or to make a same-day appointment, call the Cancer Answer Line at 866.223.8100.

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The American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society also offers programs and services to help people with cancer manage their lives through treatment and recovery while finding the emotional support they need.

The Gathering Place
The mission of The Gathering Place is to support, educate and empower individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge.

Cancer Conferences»

Cancer conferences are weekly, multidisciplinary meetings that discuss first course treatment options for patients before their therapy begins. Conferences are held every Friday at Fairview Hospital, and are attended by Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Pathologists, Surgeons, Diagnostic Radiologists, Internal Medicine physicians, residents, nurses and other Allied Health professionals.

Fairview Hospital also holds weekly multidisciplinary breast cancer conferences. These conferences give specialized teams the opportunity to look over every aspect of a patient’s situation, allowing them to provide the best comprehensive care plan for an individual. Representatives of Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgery, Pathology and Nursing attend these conferences. Similar multidisciplinary lung conferences are scheduled once a month.

Community Services»

Fairview Hospital sponsors a series of programs that can help reduce the chance of developing most forms of cancer. For more information about these programs, please call 216.476.7606.

  • Wellness Seminars – Featured topics cover a range of controllable risk factors, such as nutrition, age-appropriate exercise and environment. Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital also partners with the American Cancer Society for Look Good Feel Better, a series of group workshops that teach beauty techniques to female cancer patients to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.
  • Screening Programs – Basic testing for various cancers including skin and prostate to produce an individualized cancer risk profile. Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital also is part of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP), which provides high quality breast and cervical cancer screening, diagnostic testing and case management services at no cost to eligible women in Ohio.

Accreditation»

Commission on Cancer website

Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital and Lakewood Hospital were awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC), one of two cancer networks in the nation to receive this as part of its Commission on Cancer Accreditation.

This prestigious accreditation recognizes select cancer programs across the nation that provide high-quality cancer care and a full range of services to diagnose, treat and support cancer patients and their families.

In recognition of its delivery of outstanding cancer care, the Fairview/Lakewood Cancer network earned the highest level designation bestowed by the CoC, a three-year accreditation with commendation.

Annual Report»

Review the Fairview and Lakewood Cancer Network 2012-2013 Annual Report.



Cancer Terms

Learn about the terms you may hear during your cancer treatment.

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