Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cancer Program

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University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital


Patrick Getty, MD, Director, Musculoskeletal Surgical Oncology

Julian Kim, MD, Division Chief, Surgical Oncology (216-844-8247),

Henry Koon, MD, Discipline Lead, Medical Oncology (216-844-0120),

David Mansur, MD, Discipline Lead, Radiation Oncology (216-844-2536),

Colleen Palay, RN, Patient Care Coordinator (216-286-6570),

For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated

  • Bone sarcomas
  • Soft tissue sarcomas

Procedures and Therapies

  • Stereotactic, MRI- and ultrasound-guided biopsies
  • Sarcoma surgery (definitive and palliative)
  • Radiation therapy (adjuvant, definitive and palliative)
  • Adjuvant and neoadjuvant chemotherapy for appropriate tumor types
  • Systemic treatment for unresectable sarcoma
  • Pathology review by dedicated sarcoma pathologists

Distinguishing Features

  • Part of NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Multidisciplinary consultation with the sarcoma team
  • All cases presented at multidisciplinary sarcoma tumor board
  • Innovative clinical trials of new treatments
  • Genetic assessment to guide preventive strategies in cancer-prone families
  • Supportive Oncology program (symptom management)
  • Integrative Medicine program (alternative medicine)
  • Cardio-oncology program (treatment-related cardiac adverse events)
  • Personalized medicine determined by genomic testing
  • Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) cancer program

About UH Cleveland Medical Center
At the core of University Hospitals’ $4 billion health system is UH Cleveland Medical Center, ranked among America’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. UH Cleveland Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women’s health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation and genetics. Its main campus includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University.