The OSUCCC – James collaborates with many institutions in cancer care, research and clinical trials. Partnerships are vital to helping provide effective treatment to people with cancer and to reduce the incidence of cancer.
James Cancer Network
- Wooster Community Hospital Health System in Wooster, Ohio
- Madison County in London, Ohio
- Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, Ohio
Affiliations help extend our cancer expertise to people in other areas of the state as well as increase research and education opportunities.
For more than two decades, the Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) has been the pediatric arm of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research (OSUCCC – James). Ranked consistently by U.S.News and World Report as one of the Top Ten pediatric cancer centers in the country, NCH is committed to making clinical trials available to children often a leader the country in patients accrued to the Children’s Oncology Group studies.
Timothy Cripe, MD, PhD, who directs the Division of Hematology/Oncology within the Department of Pediatrics in Ohio State’s College of Medicine, leads Hem/Onc and Blood and Marrow Transplant efforts at NCH. Dr. Cripe, a member of the Translational Therapeutics Program at the OSUCCC – James, has placed an increasing focus on clinical trials by recruiting more clinical research faculty to develop early-phase studies, enhancing the clinical trial infrastructure, joining national consortiums to expand access to clinical trials, and extending outreach activities.
Together, NCH and the OSUCCC – James collaborate to ensure that clinical expertise and clinical trials for young adults with cancer are available at both institutions.