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About Palliative Supportive Oncology

The Harry R. Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine

This 23-bed inpatient unit was built in memory of Harry R. Horvitz, a lifelong resident of Cleveland recognized by his friends and associates as a man of integrity and compassion.The Harry R. Horvitz Center includes:

  • 13 private patient rooms
  • 5 semi-private patient rooms
  • Consultation room
  • Patient bathing room
  • Family lounge
  • Glass-enclosed conference/seminar room
  • Family dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Glass-enclosed staff lounges and offices to allow easy access to staff members
  • Donor recognition area
Cancer Research and Education

Thanks in part to generous financial contributions, the Harry R. Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine conducts important cancer research and educational efforts in pain management, cancer symptom control, nutrition and home care. Advances made at Cleveland Clinic through cancer research have minimized unwanted side effects of cancer treatment, improved nutrition and enhanced quality of life for patients with advanced disease. To make an appointment or for more information about cancer research and education at the Harry R. Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, please call 216.444.7793 or 877.394.6157, ext. 4-7793. You can also make an appointment online.

The Team Advantage

The Cleveland Clinic’s unique multispecialty group practice structure gives patients a key advantage. Because our team of physicians, nurses and technologists collaborate on one campus, you can be assured of receiving the best care for your specific needs.

To meet the complex needs of the patient and his or her family, our palliative medicine team includes the physician, registered nurses, physician assistants, social workers, chaplains, home health aides, dieticians, trained volunteers and other professional consultants.

A Commitment to Excellence

The Cleveland Clinic has been consistently distinguished as one of the best hospitals in America. Since 1990, the Clinic has ranked among the “Best of the Best” in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ratings of the country’s top medical centers.

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.

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