Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center


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Why Choose the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center?

One team. One place. One patient at a time.

One team. One place. One patient at a time.

To meet your needs, The University of Toledo Medical Center established the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center in February of 2013. The center consolidates cancer diagnosis and treatment in one convenient location on The University of Toledo Health Science Campus, exemplifying UTMC's vision for "A Higher Degree of Healing."

We do all the work here.

Cancer comprises a group of diseases that require treatment from multiple disciplines and specialists, and at the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center, we believe in using a collaborative approach to help our patients heal. Our philosophy is that patient care is improved when all of the specialists necessary for a particular type of cancer are on one caregiving team in one centralized location. From your initial visits and consultations, through lab work and treatment, and into recovery, you'll be cared for by our team of specialists working together in one cancer center of excellence. 

We provide innovative and cutting-edge cancer treatment options.

The Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center was the first to offer specialized treatment for cancer, such as isolated perfusion, limb and organ-preservation procedures, minimally invasive surgery, MammoSite® treatment for breast cancer, intra-operative radiation therapy and brachytherapy. 

Our medical oncologists provide the most up-to-date cancer therapy and personalized cancer treatment available in the area. We're the only cancer program in the region that has the TrueBeam™ Varian Linear Accelerator, which allows targeted delivery of radiation at a 50% faster rate than all conventional systems.

We truly respect the differences between patients and, with their input, determine the best possible combination and sequence of therapies for their specific needs.

We’ve been recognized for providing outstanding patient care.

The Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center has received the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. The Center is one of only 20 accredited cancer programs in the United States to receive this national honor. The award recognizes cancer programs that achieve excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients.

We’re a teaching hospital.

The Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center is uniquely positioned to offer the best in patient diagnosis and treatments, while at the same time facilitating innovative research and serving as the fertile training ground for specialists and scientists. Because of our dedicated focus on learning, the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center attracts the finest medical health professionals and students. Our patients receive treatment from specialists with access to the newest technology and treatment methods available. We have the resources and ability to treat rare and more complex conditions, and we offer many clinical research trials that further our knowledge and our ability to treat cancer. This is true university-quality care, all under one roof. 

Last Updated: 4/20/16