COVID-19 Update: UH has visitor restrictions in place to protect patients and staff against coronavirus. Permitted visitors will be screened for flu-like symptoms. Click here for additional information on non-essential appointments, testing locations, COVID-19 information and how you can help during this crisis.

Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Offers Innovations in Treating Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors

At UH Seidman Cancer Center, we believe in communication with each other, referring physicians and patients to make sure we use the safest and most medically advanced treatments available. Our team of fellowship-trained oncologists and surgeons offers leading-edge innovations in diagnostics and high-tech surgical techniques, along with targeted cancer therapies that treat gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors.

UH Seidman Cancer Center offers a high standard of excellence in research and clinical care and is part of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, recognized by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as one of only 41 comprehensive cancer centers in the country.

Expertise in Complex Cancer Care

With groundbreaking clinical trials, UH Seidman Cancer Center’s physicians have established many innovations. Our nationally recognized cancer program has expertise in both routine and very complex cancer care, including care for stage III and IV cancer. Our advanced treatments include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and advanced clinical trials.

Partnering with Patients for Optimal Healing

UH Seidman Cancer Center puts the patient at the center of a compassionate, highly trained team so they can feel confident with each step of cancer diagnosis, treatment and management process. We offer patients a multidisciplinary team approach to care. This means all our cancer doctors, nurses and support staff coordinate your care throughout your cancer journey.

Our multidisciplinary team performs a disease-specific tumor board review every week. Every single patient has the opinions and expertise of an entire team of national experts to guide cancer care decisions. This review process ensures that all realistic treatment options are considered.

Our team of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor experts includes:

  • Colorectal surgeons
  • Dietitians
  • Enterostomal therapists
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Geneticists
  • Hepatobiliary surgeons
  • Medical oncologists
  • Oncology nurses
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Social workers

Leading-Edge Clinical Trials

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

  • Evaluating the safe dose and side effects of a cancer drug for solid tumors that have spread or grown. Learn more.
Back to Top