Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cancer Program

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

Patrick Getty, MD, Director, Musculoskeletal Surgical Oncology, (216-844-3033),
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