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Thursday, December 18, 2014
The Division of Hematology/Oncology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center has faculty engaged in patient care and research. Clinicians participate in patient care in hematology including:
Division members lead multidisciplinary teams at the Ireland Cancer Center. These professional teams from medicine, surgery, pediatrics, and radiology join with specialized oncology nurses, dieticians, social workers, and music and art therapists to formulate individualized patient care plans. Each patient care team focuses on a major body system affected by cancer, or on a specific procedure, to ensure that therapies are designed by experts in multiple disciplines. A single physician coordinates care with input from the patient's team.
The Division is closely aligned with the NCI-designated CASE Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Ireland Cancer Center of University Hospitals of Cleveland. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in northern Ohio (one of an elite group of 43 in the country) it is committed to pioneering new cancer treatments through innovative investigation, groundbreaking clinical research and patient-centered programs.
Current NetWellness experts from the Division of Hematology/Oncology include:
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