Registration & Admitting

When you make an appointment at The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, you will be given specific information about where and when to report to the hospital.  Our healthcare professionals and hospital staff will do everything they can to make your visit as comfortable as possible.  The following information will help you prepare for your visit.

Ten Things You Need to Know About Coming to the Hospital:

  1. All valuables should be left at home or with your family. Bring and keep with you just enough money to buy incidentals, such as a newspaper, if you wish. The hospital is not responsible for lost valuables.

  2. Bring and keep a list of all medications you are taking, including over-the-counter, prescription and any herbals you may take. You may be asked to bring your medications for review.

  3. Know your health history, such as allergies, prior surgeries and family medical history.

  4. Be an active member of your healthcare team. Learn about your condition and treatment by asking your healthcare team.

  5. The James is a part of an Academic Medical Center; as part of our team approach to treatment, there will be multiple individuals responsible for your care.

  6. You can obtain information about parking, visiting hours, dining options, and other guest services such as banking from this Web site.

  7. Maps and driving directions can be found on our Web site.

  8. Information on places to stay, the local community and special needs can be obtained through the Patient Experience Department at 614-293-8609 or see the Lodging page of our Web site.

  9. Patients have rights and responsibilities related to their health care. That information is provided to every patient by way of brochures and posters located throughout the hospital as well as on our Patient Rights & Responsibilities Web page.

  10. The James’ special environment does not allow live flowers.

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) 460 W. 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 Phone: 1-800-293-5066 | Email: