Angie’s Institute

About Us

Providing Compassionate Care for Children, Teens and Young Adults with Cancer

The Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Institute at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children Hospital provides the latest medical advancements for treating cancer and blood disorders in young patients. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, our cancer program specifically caters to infants, children, adolescents and young adults as we help advance the development of new approaches to eliminate the burden of cancer for these generations.

We are a proud to be fully integrated with University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, a leader in the field of cancer research and part of the National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. As such, we participate in major clinical trials of new drugs, pioneering techniques and novel devices for cancer treatment and affording our patients opportunities for investigational therapies not available at other centers in the region.

Our institute is also a full member of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), our nation’s largest consortium of medical centers for pediatric cancer research and treatment.

Team of Specialists

Our nationally recognized physicians are board-certified and fellowship-trained in pediatric hematology and oncology. Working as a close-knit, multidisciplinary team, our highly skilled doctors focus on the individual needs of each patient and urge family members to actively participate in the patient’s care. Our pediatric specialists include:

  • Oncologists
  • Hematologists
  • Oncology nurses
  • Surgical oncologists
  • Oncology pharmacists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Neurologists
  • Endocrinologists
  • Pathologists
  • Social workers
  • Psychologists
  • Child life specialists
  • Dietitians

Leading-Edge Cancer Treatments

Angie’s Institute has a team of nationally recognized physicians who specialize in treating patients with a wide variety of cancers and blood disorders, including leukemia, germ cell tumors, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, thrombosis and graft-versus-host disease (GVHD).

Our team of experts works together to devise individualized treatment plans that may include one or a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, proton therapy, bone marrow transplant and other leading-edge cancer treatment options.

Angie’s Institute is also pleased to offer proton therapy, an advanced form of radiation therapy that precisely targets tumors while sparing healthy tissue. The Proton Therapy Center at UH Seidman Cancer Center is the first of its kind in Ohio, treating both adults and children with certain types of cancer. Protons are especially beneficial in treating children and adolescents, whose still-growing bodies can be more prone to adverse effects from radiation.

Additionally, our childhood and AYA cancer programs offer:

Advanced Treatment of Blood Disorders

Our professional team also provides highly specialized care for non-malignant diseases of the blood. As world leaders in the care of sickle cell anemia, hemophilia and other blood disorders, you and your family are assured top medical care.