Hematologic Malignancies Program

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University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center


Brenda Cooper, MD, Disease Team Leader, Medical Oncology (216-844-3213), Brenda.Cooper@UHhospitals.org

Marcos de Lima, MD, Director, Stem Cell Transplant (216-844-0130), Marcos.deLima@UHhospitals.org

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

Conditions Treated

• Leukemia
o Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
o Acute myeloid leukemia
o Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
o Chronic myelogenous leukemia

• Lymphomas
o Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
o Hodgkin lymphoma
o Primary CNS lymphoma

• Myeloma

• Marrow failure syndromes


  • Stem cell transplantation and other novel cellular therapies
  • Biological therapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy

Distinguishing Features

  • Part of NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy
  • Partner with National Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine to study and develop new stem cell-based therapies
  • Stem Cell Transplant Clinical Trials Network member
  • University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital member of the Pediatric Blood and Stem Cell Transplant Consortium
  • Specialized Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) cancer program
  • Extensive portfolio of clinical trials of new treatments

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.

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