The Gerad Center for Cancer Treatment specializes in diagnosing a variety of cancer and blood disorders. Operational since 1985, it offers treatment for several blood-related diseases, such as anemia, coagulation disorders, white cell and platelet abnormalities and hypercoagulable conditions. The center is affiliated with St. Rita s Medical Center, Lima Memorial Hospital, Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, Mercer County Community Hospital and Van Wert County Hospital. The Gerad Center for Cancer Treatment offers chemotherapy and consulting services. The center maintains an on-site laboratory that is approved by the Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation and provides blood testing solutions. The Gerad Center for Cancer Treatment maintains a location in Lima, Ohio.