Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine & UH Case Medical Center
Seidman Cancer Center Ready for Patients / High-tech University Hospitals Facility is Open for The Business of Saving Lives — WTAM Radio 1100 AM (June 6, 2011)
The new University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center begins seeing patients today as it officially opens for business. The $260 million dollar facility is the only free-standing cancer hospital in northeast Ohio. Jane and Lee Seidman of Pepper Pike, who gave $42 million to University Hospitals to help make the project possible. The Seidman Cancer Center, located at East 111th and Euclid Avenue is 10 stories tall and has 150 beds…
June 2, 2011
One of every seven cancer patients spends more than 20 percent of his income on health care and insurance, according to a new study from federal researchers….”This paper confirms previous reports that the out-of-pocket burden of cancer care can be substantial,” said Dr. Neal Meropol, the chief of the division of hematology and oncology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University. Meropol said that newer cancer-fighting agents can be extremely expensive…
Former VP Dick Cheney has announced that he is getting by with a heart pump, which makes it awkward for him to walk … and he touched on the possibility of getting a heart transplant. Dr. James Fang shows Shepard Smith just what that pump looks like that’s keeping his heart in shape.
Stool DNA tests pick up 80 percent of colon cancer.“No one should die of colon cancer if it’s diagnosed in the early stages, but it becomes highly incurable if the cancer spreads beyond the colon.” says Sanford Markowitz, M.D., Ph.D., a Case Western Reserve University Department of Medicine professor and attending physician at University Hospitals in Cleveland. Learn more at CWRUmedicine.org