From diagnosis to treatment to education, we offer the personalized and compassionate care cancer
patients need. The Oncology Department provides continuity of care in a positive, supportive
environment which is staffed by specially trained registered nurses.
Oncology services are available at both Galion and Bucyrus Hospitals. The Oncology Departments serve
patients by providing chemotherapy, hematology services, outpatient medical services, blood
transfusions, and antibiotic infusions.
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer or a blood disorder, our team will guide and
support you with the highest quality care, compassionate staff and the knowledge you need to achieve
the best outcome.
We are a close to the home facility that takes a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care, providing
patients with individualized care based on their specific diagnosis and medical needs. Our goal is to
help our patients and their families cope with cancer in a manner that streamlines care and integrates
all aspects of healing, strengthening the body, informing the mind, and nurturing hope.
Our unit provides continuity of care in a positive, supportive environment which is staffed by
specially trained registered
nurses who routinely administer blood products, chemotherapy, antibiotics, and other agents.
CLEVELAND CLINIC AFFILIATION
Avita Health System and Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center have launched a formal affiliation to expand
access to oncology services and highly specialized treatments for patients in North Central Ohio.
Under the affiliation, Cleveland Clinic cancer specialists will work onsite in Avita’s Galion and
Bucyrus Hospital clinics, in addition to its Mansfield location. Through this collaboration, patients
will receive direct, close-to-home access to Cleveland Clinic’s cancer expertise. Patients who live in
Crawford and surrounding counties can now schedule appointments with Cleveland Clinic cancer experts in
Galion and Bucyrus, reducing travel time and enhancing local health services.
“The collaboration with Cleveland Clinic allows us to better serve our patients by offering greater
access to top-ranked cancer specialists” explains Jerry Morasko, CEO of Avita Health System. “We are
always looking for new ways to heighten the patient experience in our communities by providing expert
care, close to home. For us, affiliating with Cleveland Clinic is a natural fit.”
Cancer specialists at Avita and Cleveland Clinic will consult and collaborate on patient treatment
plans for all types of cancers, including those that are rare and complex. Avita cancer patients’ cases
can be reviewed by Cleveland Clinic’s tumor boards, a team of doctors and other healthcare providers
who meet regularly to discuss and share knowledge, and Cleveland Clinic will offer support to Avita as
it implements care pathways.
“Our research has shown that access, or getting cancer patients into treatment without delay, is
associated with better outcomes,” said Brian Bolwell, M.D., chairman of Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer
Institute. “This new affiliation with Avita will allow us to expand access to cancer services and
specialized treatments for more cancer patients in Ohio.”