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Akron General - The Cancer Hospital Close to Home

Learning that you or someone you love has cancer can be one of the most difficult things you'll ever go through. Seeking out a cancer hospital with caring, compassionate cancer specialists who provide the best care that a cancer hospital can offer doesn't need to be another challenge. The experts at Akron General's McDowell Cancer Institute understand the concerns and needs of patients and their families. The experienced team of oncology and hematology cancer specialists work together to take cancer treatment to the next level - they treat the patient, not the disease.

The cancer specialists at Akron General provide patients with the newest therapies, tests and surgical techniques that help minimize side effects and improve outcomes. No matter what type of cancer diagnosis you may be facing, know that Akron General is a cancer hospital with solutions. And it's the only Akron cancer hospital to receive an Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer (COC). Akron General - the premier cancer hospital in Akron.

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McDowell Cancer Institute Receives National Achievement Award
The Akron General McDowell Cancer Institute received the Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. Only seven hospitals in Ohio were recognized and Akron General was the only hospital in Summit County listed.  more...

Infusion Suites Now Open in Montrose and Stow
Akron General McDowell Cancer Institute expands its patient services by opening two new full-service infusion centers, offering patients an alternative outpatient setting to receive treatments such as chemotherapy.  more...



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