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Treatments & Procedures

Taussig Cancer Institute offers many clinical trials and programs and clinics for specialized care including bone marrow transplantation, palliative medicine, pain management, and geriatric oncology.

A medical oncologist is a physician who specializes in treating cancer and is often the first person you will consult with about the treatment best suited for you. The needs of every individual with cancer are different. The best treatment for you depends on many factors such as the type of cancer you have and other health considerations.

Blood & Marrow Transplants Blood & Marrow Transplants
Treatment for some blood cancers or disorders such as leukemia or lymphoma may involve blood and marrow transplantation.
Cancer Treatment Guides Cancer Treatment Guides
Downloadable treatment guides on prevention, treatment, specialists and services for specific types of cancers.
Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
Destroying or disabling cancer cells with drugs or medicines.
Complementary Therapy Complementary Therapy
Using acupuncture, massage and Reiki together with conventional cancer treatment.
Fertility Preservation Center Fertility Preservation Center

Information on infertility risks, fertility preservation options and parenting options after cancer.

Hormone Therapy Hormone Therapy
A type of treatment that acts on the body's hormones to stop or slow the growth of cancer.
Immunotherapy Immunotherapy
Using your body's own immune system to help fight cancer.
Pain Management Pain Management
Preventing and controlling pain associated with cancer or its treatment.
Palliative & Supportive Oncology Palliative & Supportive Oncology
Specialized medical care that helps control symptoms and improve quality of life.
Radiation Therapy Radiation Therapy
Using precision X-rays to kill cancer cells or prevent them from growing.
Surgery Surgery
Offering unparalleled surgical oncology expertise as an integrated part of patient care.
Taussig Oncology Program for Seniors Taussig Oncology Program for Seniors
Interdisciplinary teams of physicians, nurses, ethicists and social workers support older adults in making decisions about cancer care.

Cancer Answers & Appointments

Speak with a cancer nurse specialist for appointment assistance and for answers to your questions about cancer locally at 216.444.7923 or toll-free 1.866.223.8100.

Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (ET).


Resources for medical professionals

  • Outpatient appointment referrals: 216.444.7923 or 866.223.8100
  • Inpatient hospital transfers: 800.553.5056
  • Referring Physician Concierge: 216.444.6196 or 216.312.4910.

Clinical Trials

Search available cancer clinical trials by disease, hospital, phase or number.

This information is provided by Cleveland Clinic and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition.

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