Cancer Program

Cleveland Clinic Personalized Cancer Care

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

The Cleveland Clinic cancer programs at Lakewood and Fairview hospitals are fully integrated into the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, which is the highest rated cancer program in Ohio, according to U.S.News and World Report.

The integrated cancer program at Lakewood Hospital includes medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, clinical trials and support for patients. Watch the video above to learn more about Cleveland Clinic's personalized cancer care.

More information about the Integrated Network Cancer Program with Fairview Hospital is available on the Fairview Hospital website.

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

Accreditation
Commission on Cancer website

Lakewood Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center at Fairview 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 Lakewood/Fairview Cancer network earned the highest level designation bestowed by the CoC, a three-year accreditation with commendation.

Annual Report

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

Clinical Trials
Cancer treatment clinical trials are research studies designed to find better ways to treat cancer. It is important that men and women of all ages and backgrounds take part in these studies.

To find more information about clinical trials in our area, ask your physician, access the information on Cleveland Clinic's website or call the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service toll-free 800.4.CANCER or visit their website at www.cancer.gov.

Genetics

Exploring your personal and/or family history of cancer can help assess your cancer risk.

Support Services

Local Support Services

Please visit Fairview Hospital's Cancer Center for more information regarding local cancer support services

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.