Summa Health is a leader in cancer treatments for northeast Ohio with nationally recognized cancer centers that serve thousands of patients each year. Our team-based, multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment and research is delivering cancer-fighting results faster.
At Summa Health Cancer Institute, we want to make the difficult journey from cancer diagnosis through treatment and survivorship as easy and seamless as possible. Our goal is to cure the cancer, if possible while improving our patients’ quality of life. By combining the latest cancer treatment technology with personalized, compassionate, patient-centered care, we create an environment focused on whole-person healing.
Treating more than 100 cancer types, - with specialization in breast, colorectal, gynecologic, lung, urologic and hematologic, - our oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, palliative care, psychologists, advanced nurses and specialized support staff all work together to provide patients, their families and caregivers with individualized support through all phases of the cancer experience. We follow patients for life.
Our cancer treatment services are available at locations throughout Northeast Ohio. No matter where you choose to access care, Summa Health provides every patient with a personal, dedicated multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists, assembled at diagnosis.
Our work never stops. Our team remains firmly committed to offering our patients every significant advantage in their battle against cancer. We are relentless in our pursuit of delivering the best possible cancer care.
Sameer Mahesh, M.D.
Medical Director, Summa Health Cancer Institute
The Vincent and Nancy DiGirolamo Chair in Oncology
Working with you, taking into account your specific needs, our team will design a coordinated, comprehensive and personalized plan of care for you using nationally recognized best practice guidelines. We are committed to providing all of the physical, emotional, financial and spiritual support you need during your cancer journey.
Our team includes the experts you need throughout your journey, including:
Mike's been a firefighter for 47 years. He's in good health now, but that wasn't always the case; he has had cancer three times, most recently throat cancer in his right tonsil. Summa Health surrounded Mike with care during his cancer journey, and he considers himself lucky to have found his right cancer crew.