University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center Offers Expert Care for Patients with Heart Cancer
Heart cancer is very rare, and most tumors found in the heart are benign or non-cancerous. If you have been diagnosed with heart cancer and have questions, we understand how you may feel. UH Seidman Cancer Center’s physicians are experts at diagnosing and treating heart cancer, working together to tailor cancer treatment to each patient’s individual needs.
Nationally Recognized Cancer Team Puts Patients First
UH Seidman Cancer Center is a nationally recognized cancer program with expertise in both routine and complex care for every stage of heart cancer. Our patients benefit from a team approach to their cancer care. The following specialists may be involved in the review, care and treatment of heart cancer patients:
- Genetic counselors
- Medical geneticists
- Medical oncologists
- Nurse navigators
- Nurse practitioners
- Radiation oncologists
- Social workers
- Surgical oncologists
Innovative, Effective Cancer Treatments
With a high standard of excellence in research and clinical care, UH Seidman Cancer Center is part of the National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, one of an elite group of 41 comprehensive cancer hospitals nationwide. This means our patients receive the latest treatment options and new drug options before most hospitals.
Our outstanding team evaluates and reviews every cancer case so diagnosis and treatment decisions are based on the knowledge of our team of experts. The close relationships between researchers and medical clinicians guarantee that the latest research findings are interpreted into innovative cancer treatments as quickly as possible.
Multidisciplinary Tumor Board Review
Our multidisciplinary team performs a disease-specific tumor board review each week. Every patient has the resources of an entire team of national experts to guide heart cancer care decisions. This review process ensures that all realistic treatment options are considered.