Christ Hospital Becomes Newest Member of Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Care Collaborative

The Christ Hospital Health Network is expanding its capabilities to offer world-class cancer care to its patients by becoming the newest member of the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Care Collaborative. Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Care Collaborative includes a select group of hospitals that have demonstrated a commitment to excellence by meeting a wide range of standards and best practices in adult medical and radiation oncology.

The Christ Hospital Health Network’s medical and radiation oncology providers now have access to substantial benefits that include supportive services, second opinions and educational resources on the newest types of cancer care. Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center and The Christ Hospital Health Network will collaborate on various education and training programs for physicians and clinical staff, including the Collaborative’s tumor boards where complex cases are discussed with sub-specialists at Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center.

“We are excited to be partnering with the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Care Collaborative,” said Debbie Hayes, President and CEO of The Christ Hospital Health Network. “The expansion of services that will result from this partnership is one more example of how our team demonstrates their unwavering commitment to providing the finest cancer care possible for our patients and the communities we serve. We look forward to having world renowned experts, who have devoted their lives to fighting cancer, as an added resource for our team and our patients.”

“We are pleased to welcome The Christ Hospital Health Network with all of its medical and radiation oncology physicians and staff as the latest member of the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Care Collaborative,” said Craig Bunnell, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Dana-Farber. “Expanding our collaborative services to the greater Cincinnati area, our first relationship in the Midwest, allows us to continue our mission to relieve the burden of cancer in even more patients on a national level.”

“The team at The Christ Hospital is committed to developing leading-edge approaches to delivering radiation therapy, and we look forward to working closely with them to support high-quality care for patients with cancer in the greater Cincinnati area,” said Daphne Haas-Kogan, MD, Chair, Radiation Oncology, Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center.

“Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center has a long, impressive history of providing the latest advancements in cancer care as educators, researchers and clinical trial pioneers, and as a leader in global cancer care,” said Brian Mannion, MD, oncologist at The Christ Hospital Health Network. “Our team looks forward to collaborating with experts at Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center and offering additional options and resources to continue offering the highest standards of world-class cancer care in southwest Ohio.”

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