UC Health Hematology/Oncology provides a personalized, multidisciplinary approach in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with blood disorders and cancers. We offer unparalleled patient care; attending to the physical and emotional needs of our patients and their families. Our participation in groundbreaking clinical trials enables us to offer more treatment options than other local programs.
A Step Above the Rest
UC Health Hematologists and Oncologists are recognized by Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors in Cincinnati for providing outstanding patient care. A unique blend of specialized expertise and multidisciplinary care backed by groundbreaking clinical research distinguishes UC Health Hematology/Oncology as a leader in cancer care. We deliver:
- Specialized expertise – Each of our physicians specializes in a specific type of cancer, and only treats patients with that type of cancer. UC Health Hematology/Oncology physicians receive specialized training and participate in research and development for their cancer specialty. Our physicians have developed an expertise in their specialty area that cannot be matched locally.
- Clinical research – UC Health Hematology/Oncology physicians conduct clinical research, gaining access to the latest developments and treatments. Our participation in these studies enables us to provide patients with additional treatment options that cannot be found anywhere else in the region.
- Multidisciplinary Care – As part of the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute, we work as a team with our UC Health colleagues in Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and various other disciplines to treat cancer patients. During face-to-face discussions, we collectively make recommendations and come up with the best possible treatment plans. This means that patients get input from a team of physicians from multiple specialties who specialize in their particular type of cancer.
Multiple Myeloma Treatment Now Available at UC Cancer Institute
At the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute and led by Elias Anaissie, MD, our Multiple Myeloma Treatment Program offers patients the latest in myeloma treatments and technologies combined with the expertise of an internationally recognized team, including hematologists, oncologists, and multidisciplinary myeloma clinicians. They each spend time with patients to get to know them, answer their questions and incorporate their specific needs and goals into a comprehensive treatment plan. Our newly renovated Outpatient Services Center is located in the Hoxworth Center building with all services housed on a single floor, providing a “one stop shop” appointment experience. We offer many complementary amenities to provide extra comfort and convenience during your patients treatment days.We are the only outpatient program in Cincinnati and one of just six in the nation.Our Inpatient Services Unit at UC Health University of Cincinnati Medical Center is brand new, equipped with the latest technology and staffed by a dedicated myeloma team. Only patients undergoing myeloma or bone marrow transplant treatments stay in this unit.
Your Most Trusted Partner in Chemotherapy and Infusion Care
UC Health Hematology/Oncology ensures comfortable, compassionate care close to home. Chemotherapy and infusion therapy is conveniently available at the UC Health Physicians Offices in West Chester, as well as the UC Barrett Cancer Center in Clifton. Each therapy suite is staffed by a certified oncology nurse to ensure patient comfort and safety. Members of our nursing staff have extensive experience in chemotherapy, patient-family education and support management.
Experimental Therapeutics Offers Unique Clinical Care Options
For patients with advanced cancers, our unique Experimental Therapeutics program opens doors to groundbreaking phase 1 and 2 clinical studies. Backed by translational research, innovations in cancer care support the best in discovery-driven medicine. This is the only program of its kind within a 100 mile radius of Cincinnati. In the past, patients who wanted access to such experimental therapy had to travel out of the region and to other states. With UC Health’s Experimental Therapeutic Program, Cincinnati patients have a new hope with investigative cancer treatments close to home.
Treating the Whole Patient
UC Health Hematology/Oncology physicians are concerned with the overall well-being of our patients. We provide resources to support you with the circumstances of your disease.
- Social work support
- Palliative care support
- Nutritional support
- Patient education
- Support groups