The OSUCCC – James can facilitate a care plan for each patient in his or her preferred language. This includes:

International Remote Consultations

For patients who cannot travel to Columbus, Ohio, Destination Medicine Global Health Care staff will coordinate remote consultations through video or audio conference for the following areas:

  • Cancer and clinical trials
  • Neurology and skull base
  • Heart
  • Transplant
  • Plastic surgery
  • Bariatrics
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Digestive diseases

Patient Referrals and Transfers

Destination Medicine Global Health Care staff will assist patients who are traveling to the OSUCCC – James before, during, and after their visit. Our staff will also assist physicians who wish to refer a patient.

Our dedicated team is available around the clock. Please contact our office at 614-685-5422 (domestic calls) or 001-614-685-5422 (international calls), or via email at, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for all your needs.

You may also download our referral form and fax it to 001-614-366-5297.

Research and Clinical Trials

The OSUCCC – James is one of only 46 comprehensive cancer centers in the United States as designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI; to find out more, visit

Our experts include more than 330 cancer researchers representing 12 of the 15 colleges at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Additionally, our 200 subspecialized oncologists team up to translate laboratory and clinical studies into innovative targeted treatments that lead to improved outcomes, faster responses, fewer side effects and more hope.

Patients have access to advanced treatment procedures performed only at the OSUCCC – James by internationally recognized cancer specialists. As one of only a few cancer centers in the country funded by NCI to conduct both phase I and phase II clinical trials on novel anticancer agents, we offer access to some of the country’s most advanced clinical trials, ensuring that additional options, when needed, are often available for patient care.

In fact, the OSUCCC – James offers patients access to more clinical trials than nearly any other cancer hospital in the region and more of the most targeted treatment options, many of which are available only here.

For more information, please email us at or call Destination Medicine Global Health Care at 614-685-5422 (domestic calls) or 001-614-685-5422 (international calls), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for all your needs.

Destination Medicine

Phone: 001-614-685-5422

Fax: 001-614-366-5297