Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center

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HOSPITAL
University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center

DIRECTOR
Andrew Sloan, MD, FACS - 216-844-6054, Andrew.Sloan@UHhospitals.org

CO-DIRECTOR
Lisa Rogers, DO 216-844-3717, Lisa.Rogers1@UHhospitals.org

COORDINATOR
Jenifer Jochum, CNP - 216-286-7015, Jennifer.Jochum@UHhospitals.org

APPOINTMENT LINE
Please call 216-844-6054, option 3.
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated

  • Primary brain tumors: Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) , astrocytoma, ollgodendroglioma, ependymoma, hemangioblastoma, meningioma, schwanoma, pituitary adenoma, medulloblastoma, pilocytic astrocytoma, ganglioglioma, pleomorphic xanthrocytoma (PXA)
  • Pineal neoplasms
  • Skull base tumors (chordoma, chondrosarcoma)
  • Metastatic brain tumors
  • Leptomeningeal metastasis
  • Spine tumors (primary and metastatic)
  • Peripheral nerves tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Radiation necrosis of the brain

Therapies

  • Image-guided (stereotactic) surgery
  • Skull base surgery
  • Minimally invasive techniques (keyhole surgery)
  • Laser interstitial thermotherapy (LITT) and stereotactic laser ablation (SLA)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery: Gamma Knife® radiosurgery for brain tumorss
  • Proton therapy
  • Convection enhanced delivery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Stem cell therapies
  • Cell-based therapies
  • Gene therapy
  • Antiangiogenic therapy
  • Hyperbaric oxygen for radiation necrosis


Distinguishing Features

  • Part of NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Multidisciplinary consultation with disease-specific tumor boards
  • Personalized therapies incorporating genetic and genomic analysis and genomic tumor board
  • National leadership in clinical trials: Adult Brain Tumor Consortium (ABTC) and NRG
  • 3T intraoperative MRI (iMRI) and Surgical Theater Rehearsal Platform for patient-specific surgical rehearsal
  • Advanced imaging including MRI, MRA, PET-MRI and MR fingerprinting
  • Genetic risk assessment to guide preventive strategies in cancer-prone families
  • Validated nomograms for patient-specific prognosis
  • Supportive and Integrative Oncology and Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) cancer programs