The Columbus Cancer Clinic is a LifeCare Alliance program, provides helping hands to the community, assisting those affected by cancer and those wishing to be screened. It is a non-profit United Way agency that has served the greater Columbus area since 1921, when founded by Carrie Nelson Black along with the professional assistance of Dr. James Baldwin and Dr. Andre Crotti.
The Clinic educates the public about cancer prevention and the benefits of early detection; offers affordable, accessible screening examinations, mammograms and tests; and provides home care support services. All clients can receive needed services, regardless of ability to pay. Columbus Cancer Clinic was the first free detection, diagnostic and treatment center for cancer in the United States and today strives to maintain the health and enrich the lives of families in Central Ohio by providing high quality cancer prevention, early detection, home care and emotional support services to all who need them regardless of ability to pay.