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ProMedica Cancer Institute: Your Partner in Fighting Cancer

Anyone who has faced a potential cancer diagnosis knows that cancer screenings and treatments can sometimes be overwhelming. You want your questions answered. You want to understand all treatment options available to you. Most of all, you want the peace of mind that comes with knowing you are in good hands.

At ProMedica Cancer Institute, we believe the key to empowering our patients is to provide them with the most possible knowledge and best possible resources for handling the diagnosis. Whether you are undergoing a routine screening or receiving advanced treatments, our goal is to deliver high-quality care.

ProMedica Cancer Institute is proud to help lead the fight against cancer in the communities of northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Through our own outreach initiatives and our partnerships with other organizations we work to increase awareness of cancer risks and to support the research that will one day find a cure for cancer.

To aid in those efforts, ProMedica Cancer Institute has created the largest cancer registry in northwest Ohio. This helps medical experts assess and maintain standards of care, improve patient outcomes and compare data to national cancer centers. ProMedica Cancer Institute offers comprehensive care to patients across northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan through ProMedica’s hospitals, cancer centers and a strong network of cancer care physicians and providers.


Accreditations recognize and reward the hard work that our cancer professionals invest in the programs and services you depend on. By meeting high standards set by national independent groups, ProMedica Cancer Institute and its affiliated programs and services signal their commitment to excellence and continuous improvement. Our accreditations include:

American College of Radiology Accreditation:
ProMedica's radiation therapy and select radiology programs are accredited for meeting nationally recognized guidelines.

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation:
ProMedica's cancer centers are accredited by the CoC program of the American College of Surgeons. This designation is awarded only to cancer centers that offer the best in cancer diagnosis, treatment and services.

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) Accreditation:
ProMedica Flower and Toledo Hospitals have achieved the NAPBC accreditation for breast care. This designation assures that our breast centers are held to the nation's highest standards of care.


ProMedica Toledo, Toledo Children's and Flower Hospitals (including the Hickman Cancer Center at Flower Hospital) have received the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation with Commendation as a Network Comprehensive Cancer Program. Further recognition by the CoC was the Outstanding Achievement Award designated to facilities who demonstrate a commendation level of compliance with the seven eligible standards of higher compliance.

ProMedica Bixby Hospital (including the Hickman Cancer Center) has received the American College of Surgeons (Commission on Cancer Accreditation with Commendation as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program.

ProMedica Flower and Bixby Hospitals’ radiation oncology programs (both located in the Hickman Cancer Centers) are accredited by the American College of Radiology.

The ProMedica Breast Care Centers at ProMedica Toledo and Flower Hospitals are accredited by the American College of Radiology and designated as Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence. The breast MRI services at Toledo Hospital received accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission MRI.

ProMedica Cancer Institute’s 2012 Annual Report

In 2012, ProMedica Cancer Institute made numerous improvements in technology while also expanding its program offerings, continuing education experiences and community collaborations. This report celebrates our program successes and provides an overview of the Institute’s accomplishments. The progress we have made is serving as a solid framework for the current year to further our collaboration and success.

Download the 2013 ProMedica Cancer Institute Annual Report

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Cancer Events

View a list below of cancer events, including survivor celebrations and screenings, which are offered at locations throughout ProMedica.

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