Mercy Health — St. Rita's Cancer Center
803 W. Market St.
Suite 200
Lima, Ohio 45805
Get Directions Tel: 419-222-3737

Mercy Health — St. Rita's Cancer Center is a department of St. Rita's Medical Center

World-class, state-of-the-art cancer care and treatment close to home

Mercy Health has teamed up with one of the most advanced cancer hospitals in the world to offer enhanced, compassionate, state-of-the-art cancer care right here, near your home.

Through our affiliation with The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute’s (OSUCCC – James) you get access to expertise from a world-class cancer center for more comprehensive, compassionate cancer care. Together we are working to provide services never before available to patients, including:

  • The latest in research clinical trials and research
  • Access to world-class cancer specialists
  • Supportive services related to diet, nutrition, and wellness during and after your cancer journey.

Mercy Health and The James Cancer Network provide a team approach to support and care, so we can be there for every step of your healing journey.


Getting regular cancer screenings is one of the most important things you can do to protect your health. At Mercy Health, we offer complete screening for many types of cancer. Talk with your doctor about which cancer screenings you need.

When to start your cancer screening will depend on your age, family history, and health. Visit the link(s) below to learn more and to schedule your visit today:

Breast Screening

Colon Screening

Prostate Screening

Lung Screening

Mercy Health Cancer Center’s Breast Cancer Program

Breast cancer is the second most common cancers among women in the United States and one out of eight women will develop breast cancer some time during her life. The Mercy Health Cancer Center’s Breast Cancer Program is comprised of the following services

 Learn more about our breast health programs.