Wooster Community Hospital is thrilled to be affiliated with the world-renown Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC–James). Since establishing this partnership in 2013, Wooster Community Hospital and “The James” have continued to offer effective treatments and compassionate care to guide patients and families through cancer diagnosis and treatment, all of which is conducted close to home by a leader in cancer care professionals and clinicians.
Specialists is Ready to See You
The James has more than 200 oncologists, each of whom specializes in a particular type of cancer. This expert specialization creates more productive integration for cancer research, which can translate to better outcomes for you. Collectively these experts have managed hundreds of active or pending cancer clinical trials, many of which were started by OSUCCC-James clinicians.
While The James is all about research and treatment, WCH Health System is all about prevention and treatment options. The newest technology in preventive screenings are located at main campus and include: colonoscopy, 3-D mammogram, CT lung screening, and OB/GYN services are just a few of the screening options available at WCH, as well as “fast pass” cancer treatment overview, which allows you and your family members the opportunity to become intimately familiar with everything WCH/OSUCCC – James has to offer, as well as assistance navigating treatment options and healthcare services.
The James is one of only 50 such designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States – a designation it has maintained since 1976. Most recently, The James was awarded the National Cancer Institute’s highest ranking of “exceptional,” for which it received a $23 million, 5-year support grant from the Federal government. Plus, The James recently received national recognition in the form of a 3-year Gold Beacon for excellence in exceptional patient care from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses – one of the most prestigious and important recognitions that can be awarded to an institution.
Excellence in Your Backyard
Since its expansion in 2014, The James is now the third largest cancer hospital in the United States. At a cost of $1.1 billion, the 1.1 million sq. foot facility has 21 floors; each inpatient floor is divided into specialties of specific cancer sub-types, with dedicated educational areas and a translational research lab. The James never stops seeking a cure or working for you.
The James and Wooster Community Hospital – A Partnership of Hope
The James is a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), an alliance of 21 leading cancer centers that develop clinical practice guidelines to improve the quality of care. With an outstanding staff, patient-centric protocols and forward-thinking mindset, The James may be considered the platinum standard of comprehensive cancer care.
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer and live in the Ohio area, it’s comforting to know that the nation’s best cancer care providers are right in your own backyard and just a phone call away. Call Wooster Cancer Care/ Wooster Community Hospital today at (330) 262-2800 and ask about The James. Or request an appointment online to learn more about one of the top comprehensive cancer centers in the nation.