A Message from the Leaders at UH Seidman Cancer Center

September 15, 2015

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center is part of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University, one of only 47 programs in the United States to be designated by the NCI as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. This prestigious honor requires that those designated undertake a wide breadth of research in laboratory, clinical and population-based research, as well as significant transdisciplinary research that bridges these scientific areas.

UH Seidman Cancer Center, a 120-bed freestanding cancer hospital, drives innovative care from orientation through survivorship by providing more than 10,000 inpatients a year with access to the nation’s best experts in oncology. Our teams practice in a collaborative, multidisciplinary setting where they coordinate an individual treatment plan through the best use of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

We offer multidisciplinary care teams in the following 12 areas:

  • Benign Hematology
  • Bone & Soft Tissue/Sarcoma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head & Neck Cancer
  • Malignant Hematology
  • Melanoma
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Pediatric Hematology
  • Thoracic Oncology

UH Seidman Cancer Center is also home to the latest treatment protocols and the most advanced diagnostic, therapeutic and information technologies.  As the first in Ohio, UH was the first to offer the latest leading edge radiation therapy - Proton Therapy. Patients will benefit from pinpoint accuracy.  In addition to, PET/MRI, CyberKnife®, Gamma Knife® radiosurgery, Image-guided linear accelerator technology, Intraoperative radiation therapy and tomotherapy.

We invite you to explore all of the physician resources University Hospitals has to offer on UHDoctor.org to learn more.

Nathan Levitan, MD
President, UH Seidman Cancer Center at UH Cleveland Medical Center
Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Stanton L. Gerson, MD
Director, UH Seidman Cancer Center at UH Cleveland Medical Center
Director, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University
Asa and Patricia Shiverick – Jane Shiverick (Tripp) Professor of Hematologic Oncology
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


Rev 9/2016

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