Holzer Center for Cancer Care Announces Affiliation with Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center

Access to specialists from nationally recognized cancer program among the benefits 

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Holzer Health System and Cleveland Clinic have announced a new formal affiliation between the Holzer Center for Cancer Care (HCCC) and Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center. This affiliation expands access to highly specialized cancer treatments, clinical resources, and clinical trials for patients in the southeastern Ohio and western West Virginia communities.  

“This affiliation will provide advanced care options for our patients,” said Shane Maliszewski, MBA, service line director, Holzer Center for Cancer Care. “We look forward to working with Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center to expand our treatments and therapies, and provide advanced care for our patients.” 

Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center, the top ranked cancer program in Ohio, according to US News & World Report, conducted an extensive review process of care and services provided by the Holzer Center for Cancer Care.  

Benefits of this affiliation include a streamlined referral process, consultations for treatment options with Cleveland Clinic physicians, and opportunities for clinical trials not previously available.  

“Our affiliation with Holzer Center for Cancer Care will provide access to second opinions for patients in southeast Ohio and western West Virginia,” said Alex A. Adjei, M.D., Ph.D., chairman of Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center. “We look forward to collaborating with Holzer oncologists to help provide more patients with advanced treatments and therapies.” 

The team at Holzer has combined their expertise to provide a unified approach to optimal cancer treatment. “We are known to offer comprehensive cancer care with a friendly touch,” said Mike Canady, CEO of Holzer. “Through this affiliation, we will continue to offer the very best care options right here in our communities. Patients can look to Holzer first, knowing that we are working with the best experts in the field if advanced specialized care is needed.”  

About Cleveland Clinic 

Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation’s best hospitals in its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. Among Cleveland Clinic’s 72,500 employees worldwide are more than 5,050 salaried physicians and researchers, and 17,800 registered nurses and advanced practice providers, representing 140 medical specialties and subspecialties. Cleveland Clinic is a 6,500-bed health system that includes a 173-acre main campus near downtown Cleveland, 22 hospitals, more than 220 outpatient facilities, including locations in northeast Ohio; southeast Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Toronto, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London, England. In 2021, there were 10.2 million total outpatient visits, 304,000 hospital admissions and observations, and 259,000 surgical cases throughout Cleveland Clinic’s health system. Patients came for treatment from every state and 185 countries. Visit us at clevelandclinic.org. Follow us at twitter.com/ClevelandClinic. News and resources available at newsroom.clevelandclinic.org.

About Holzer Center for Cancer Care

Holzer Center for Cancer Care provides state-of-the-art treatment for all cancer sites with gentle, competent, and individualized care. Medical oncology services, infusions, chemotherapy and radiation oncology services are all provided with advanced technology in a relaxed and friendly setting. Holzer continues to invest in the latest technology and treatment delivering non-invasive radiation that will eliminate cancer cells with increased precision and accuracy while sparing healthy tissue. With this enhanced radiation therapy system, specialists can personalize each patient’s cancer treatment for the best expected outcome. For more information on cancer services, please visit www.holzer.org