Welcome to the
Heart of Cancer Care

The United Hospital Center’s Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center offers compassionate care with access to the latest in cancer treatment.

United Hospital Cancer Center is recognized by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Community Comprehensive Cancer Program for excellence in all areas.

Cancer Center Specialists

United Hospital Center’s board-certified medical and radiation oncology specialists diagnose and treat all forms of adult cancers. We provide specialized radiation treatments using the most advanced IMRT techniques as well as nationally recognized chemotherapy and biotherapy treatments.

Linda S. Carte, RN, MSN, AOCN
Linda S. Carte, RN, MSN, AOCN

Linda is the Vice President of Cancer Services and Post-Acute Care at United Hospital Center. She received a BSN from Alderson Broaddus College and…

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Michael A. Stewart, MD
Michael A. Stewart, MD

Michael A. Stewart, MD, specializes in radiation oncology at UHC. Dr. Stewart received his medical degree from The Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia,…

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Paul M. Brager, MD
Paul M. Brager, MD

Paul M. Brager, MD specializes in oncology and hematology at UHC Oncology. Dr. Brager received his medical degree from Yale University, New Haven, Conn.,…

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Salman Osman, MD
Salman Osman, MD

Salman Osman, MD specializes in oncology and hematology at UHC. Dr. Osman studied medicine at King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan, where he received…

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Shamsher Ali, MD
Shamsher Ali, MD

Shamsher Ali, MD, is a graduate from Kabir Medical College in Pakistan. After completing his residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, he also earned…

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Melisa Bedilion, MSN, FNP-BC, OCN
Melisa Bedilion, MSN, FNP-BC, OCN

Melisa Bedilion is a Nurse Practitioner who has over 15 years’nursing experience in the Oncology setting.

Melisa received her Associate’s Degree from Fairmont State…

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Cancer Patient
Navigator Program

Here, you’ll have access to the most Cancer Navigators in the region, special individuals to guide you. You are not alone, understand the journey through cancer with us.
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UHC Cancer Offices