Seidman Cancer Center Provides Personalized Care for Patients with Liver Cancer

At UH Seidman Cancer Center, we take pride in providing extraordinary compassionate care to all cancer patients. We understand you have concerns and fears around your liver cancer diagnosis, and we are here to help. UH Seidman Cancer Center offers leading-edge innovations and targeted therapies to allow the body to fight liver cancer all with the goal of a cancer cure so patients can return to a healthy, active life.

Innovations in Treating Liver Cancer

UH Seidman Cancer Center is part of the National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, which is one of an elite group of 53 comprehensive cancer hospitals nationwide. This means our cancer center offers the latest clinical trials and treatments to help our patients, including surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Some of our advanced treatment options include:

  • Ablative stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Chemoembolization
  • Heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • Intraoperative MRI and radiation
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Resections and staged resections
  • Advanced clinical trials

Our nationally renowned cancer program evaluates and reviews every specific case so diagnosis and treatment decisions are based on the experience and expertise of our team of experts. Together, we work through every step of cancer care. Our cancer program has expertise in both routine and very complex cancer care.

Individualized Cancer Care Plans Reviewed by Team of Experts

We offer patients a multidisciplinary team approach, which means all our cancer doctors, nurses and support staff coordinate your care. Our multidisciplinary team performs a disease-specific tumor board review for each liver cancer patient. Every patient has the opinions of an entire team of national experts to guide cancer care decisions. This review process ensures that all realistic treatment options are considered for liver cancer.

Our patients see a multidisciplinary team of fellowship-trained physicians and other specialists who work together to create the most comprehensive plan to treat liver cancer. Depending on the individualized care plan, team members may include:

  • Hepatobiliary surgeons
  • Dietitians
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Geneticists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Surgical oncologists
  • Oncology nurses
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Social workers

Liver Cancer Clinical Trials

UH Seidman Cancer Center is a leading cancer research center offering many clinical trials for patients with liver cancer, including:

  • Studying best dose and side effects of a cancer drug for liver cancer that has spread or cannot be removed by surgery. Learn more.
  • Using two chemo drugs to treat tumors not cured by standard treatment. This trial studies side effects of the two chemo drugs and best amounts to give patients. Learn more.

Second Opinions

By getting a second opinion at a NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, you are most likely to get the most accurate diagnosis and the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment plan.

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