MCH partners with The James at Ohio State to provide medical oncology services close to home
Madison County Hospital
has teamed up with one of the nation's leading cancer care providers, The Ohio
State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer
Hospital and Richard J.
Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), to provide medical oncology
services. Because of this relationship,
patients at MCH will have access to the latest in medical oncology care,
delivered by a cancer expert from The James, right here in our community.
"We are so pleased to have the medical oncology expertise
of The James right in our own backyard," said Dana Engle, CEO at MCH. "The need for cancer care services
within our community will continue to grow, and our partnership with The James provides
quality care for our patients."
Dr. Shabana Dewani, a board certified medical oncologist
from The James, is currently caring for patients at MCH. Dr. Dewani is an expert in the diagnosis,
evaluation and treatment of cancers and has been with The James since 2013. She is a caring and compassionate physician
dedicated to serving her patients and helping create a cancer-free world.
Dr. Dewani received her medical degree from Padmashree Dr. D.Y.
College and completed an internship at
the YMCA Municipal
Hospital in Pune, India.
After graduation, she attended Wright
and participated in the Internal Medicine Residency Programs. In 2010,
Dr. Dewani was one of two candidates selected to train in Wright State
accredited Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program.
"I'm delighted to serve the families of Madison County and surrounding communities and
be a critical link between The James' world-renowned medical oncology care and
MCH," said Dr. Dewani. "The
most effective clinical cancer care has and will always be a partnership
between the patient, their expert care team and their family. When you combine that partnership with the
development and delivery of the world's most advanced, targeted cancer treatments,
you achieve ever-improving outcomes, faster responses and more hope. I look forward to being an integral part of
that partnership and an involved member of this community."
To learn more about oncology services at MCH, please call