515 Main Street, Olean, New York 14760
(716) 373-2600

Olean General Hospital

Cancer Center


Olean General Hospital is a premier affiliate of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), Buffalo, bringing world-class cancer care to Olean and the surrounding region. Roswell Park Cancer Institute is America’s first cancer center and the only upstate New York facility to hold the National Cancer Institute designation of "comprehensive cancer center".

Patients no longer have to travel long distances for cancer treatment. All essential cancer services are right here in Olean, under the direction of RPCI doctors, all board certified and medical staff members of Roswell Park Cancer Institute.  Cancer patients receive expert care close to home, near family and friends.

Medical Oncology and Hematology

Barry Street Health Center

528 North Barry Street

Olean, NY 14760


Opened in 2011, Olean General Hospital offers Medical Oncology and Hematology at the Barry Street Health Center. The Barry Street Health Center offers a complete array of medical oncology services in a modern, pleasant setting including:

  • Access to genetic counseling
  • Access to national clinical trials
  • Advanced hematology evaluations
  • Bone marrow biopsies
  • Cancer research center and library
  • Chemotherapy
  • Evaluation and individualized treatment planning
  • Immunotherapy
  • Infusion therapy
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Pain management
  • Palliative care services
  • Patient and Family support groups
  • Patient education

Medical Oncology and Hematology services affiliated with RPCI are also offered at Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford, PA.

Radiation Oncology

The Mildred Milliman Radiation Medicine Center

1415 Buffalo St

Olean, NY 14760


The Mildred Milliman Radiation Medicine Center offers radiation therapy under Olean General Hospital’s premier affiliation with Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI).  The center has the region’s only full-time radiation oncologist, James Baer, M.D.  Dr. Baer and a team of Medical Physisists from RPCI  have earned a reputation for quality compassionate care. The Center offers state-of-the-art radiation therapy for prostate, breast, head and neck, lung, colorectal, skin and brain tumors.

The Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology

The Center  has advanced teleconferencing, which allows radiation oncologists in Olean to consult in "real time" with staff at


Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The Center is equipped with a Varian Linear Accelerator. This allows patients in Olean to receive the same level of radiation medicine which cancer patients receive at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. The linear accelerator is designed to deliver Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Respiratory Gating, which enables radiation oncologists to deliver treatment more accurately. Additionally, the center has a Computed Tomography (CT) Simulator for treatment planning.

Another offering at the center includes a special Cancer Research Center and Library located just off the main waiting room. Made possible through a $25,000 donation by Dresser-Rand Co., the resource area features a variety of literature, videos and other educational materials from the American Cancer Society.

To complement treatment options, advanced PET/CT scanning, accredited by the American College of Radiology is available at nearby Olean General Hospital and Open MRI of Olean.

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