University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Offers Advancements in Treating Patients with Pituitary Tumors
At UH Seidman Cancer Center, our team of fellowship-trained cancer doctors and surgeons offers leading-edge diagnostics, advanced techniques and targeted cancer therapies when treating pituitary tumors. UH Seidman Cancer Center is part of the National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, which is one of an elite group of 41 comprehensive cancer hospitals nationwide. Our nationally recognized cancer program provides expertise in both routine and very complex care.
Expertise in Complex Cancer Care
UH Seidman Cancer Center’s physicians working closely with specialists from University Hospitals Neurological Institute's Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center are experts in the treatment of pituitary tumors. Diagnosis and treatment decisions are based on the knowledge of an entire team of experts after a weekly evaluation and review of each case. Together, we work through every step of cancer care to get each patient healthy and active again.
Our advanced technology and treatments include:
- Neurologic surgery: Minimally invasive endoscopic surgery to remove the tumor through the nose
- Gamma Knife
- Targeted chemotherapy
- Leading-edge clinical trials
- Proton therapy
- Advanced clinical trials
Patient-Centered Diagnostics and Treatment
We offer patients a multidisciplinary team approach to cancer treatment. This means all our cancer doctors, nurses and support staff collaborate and coordinate your care. UH Seidman Cancer Center puts the patient at the center of a compassionate, highly trained team so they can feel confident with each step of the cancer diagnosis, treatment and management process. Our team of pituitary tumor experts includes:
- Genetic counselors
- Medical geneticists
- Medical oncologists
- Nurse navigators
- Nurse practitioners
- Radiation oncologists
- Social workers
- Surgical oncologists
Leading-Edge Clinical Trials
UH Seidman Cancer Center has many available clinical trials for patients with cancer. Clinical trials are done to find out if new cancer treatments are safe and effective or improved over other standard treatments. For some patients, taking part in a clinical trial may be the best treatment choice. Patients should speak to their doctor about potential opportunities to participate in a clinical trial.