Eye Cancer

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center Offers Innovative Treatment for Patients with Eye Cancer

Eye cancer is relatively uncommon with an estimated 2,580 new cases projected in 2015. Still, if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with eye cancer, we understand the worry you must feel. UH Seidman Cancer Center is a nationally recognized cancer program with expertise in both routine and complex care for every type and stage of eye cancer, even the rare forms such as melanoma and lymphoma. Our entire multidisciplinary team evaluates and reviews every case so diagnosis and treatment decisions are based on the knowledge and proficiency of our team of experts. Together, we work through every step of cancer care, offering innovative eye cancer treatment that brings new hope to our patients and their families.

We offer advanced treatments, including:

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Reconstructive techniques to preserve quality of life
  • Targeted chemotherapy
  • Precise radiation therapy
  • Access to advanced clinical trials

Esteemed Team Puts Patients First

UH Seidman Cancer Center is part of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, a nationally recognized comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Our advanced research and clinical expertise has earned us the ability to bring early treatments to patients before many other hospitals. We put the patient at the center of a compassionate, highly proficient team, including:

  • Genetic counselors
  • Medical geneticists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Nurse navigators
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Otolaryngologists (ENT physicians)
  • Oral surgeons
  • Pathologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Social workers

Disease-Specific Approach to Cancer Care

Our multidisciplinary team of highly skilled cancer experts performs a disease-specific tumor board review each week. This provides every patient at UH Seidman Cancer Center the resources of an entire team of national experts to guide eye cancer decisions. The close relationships between world-class researchers and care providers ensures that up-to-date research findings are translated into new, effective cancer treatments as quickly as possible.

Eye Cancer Clinical Trials

UH Seidman Cancer Center has many available clinical trials for patients with eye cancer, including:

  • Studying a cancer drug given with combinations of chemo and an antibody for head and neck cancer. Learn more.
  • Studying safe amounts and timing of an antibody for children with solid tumors. Learn more.

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