The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center integrates the cancer research activities of the largest biomedical research and healthcare institutions in Ohio—Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic, and University Hospitals.
Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is one of the country's leading private research institutions. Located in Cleveland, CWRU offers a unique combination of forward-thinking educational opportunities in an inspiring cultural setting. The leading-edge faculty engage in teaching and research in a collaborative, hands-on environment. The nationally recognized programs include arts and sciences, dental medicine, engineering, law, management, medicine, nursing, and social work. About 6,000 undergraduate and 6,100 graduate students comprise the student body. Visit case.edu to see how CWRU thinks beyond the possible.
Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based on the principles of cooperation, compassion, and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation’s best hospitals. Among Cleveland Clinic’s 72,500 employees worldwide are more than 5,050 salaried physicians and researchers, and 17,800 registered nurses and advanced practice providers, representing 140 medical specialties and subspecialties. Cleveland Clinic includes a 6,500-bed health system with a 173-acre main campus near downtown Cleveland, 22 hospitals, and more than 220 outpatient facilities, including locations in northeast Ohio; southeast Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Toronto, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London, England. In 2020, there were 8.7 million total outpatient visits, 273,000 hospital admissions and observations, and 217,000 surgical cases throughout Cleveland Clinic’s health system. Learn more at clevelandclinic.org.
Founded in 1886, University Hospitals (UH) serves the needs of patients through an integrated network of 21 hospitals, more than 50 health centers and outpatient facilities, and over 200 physician offices in 16 counties throughout northern Ohio. UH is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research centers of excellence in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women's health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation, and genetics. Its main campus includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women's Hospital, Ohio's only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of our NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. For more information, go to uhhospitals.org.