Welcome to the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital CenterMedStar Washington is proud to be a part of the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute, which combines medical expertise, the latest therapies, and research across MedStar Health. Our research engine is Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Washington, D.C. This partnership means that you have access to innovative clinical trials and the latest breakthroughs in cancer care. The Institute takes a multidisciplinary, or "team" approach to care and offers the latest in diagnostic imaging; infusion; surgery; radiation services such as brachytherapy, IORT, and The Edge; survivorship and support programs such as transportation assistance, social work, nutritional support, and financial guidance.
Why Choose Us?
Experts in Your Type of Cancer – Our physicians are national experts in cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment. We provide advanced cancer care in every oncology specialty including new treatments offered through clinical trials. No matter what type of cancer and other complex illnesses you may have, our oncology team works closely with you and your doctors to develop a treatment plan that’s right for you.
Customized Support Services – The cancer experience is life-changing for patients and their loved ones. Patients with cancer need support before, during and after their treatment. Our goal is to provide compassionate and professional care to each one of our patients, to promote the healing process and to support them every step of the way. Our nurse navigator and social worker teams are dedicated to this mission.
A Healing Environment – We are a leader in patient-centered cancer diagnosis and treatment. We provide the best diagnostic and treatment options possible, a culture that embraces innovation, and a commitment to improved services located in a pleasant, healing environment.
Advanced Technology – Whether you need the latest 3D imaging, PET or CT scan among other tests, our cancer experts are committed to providing you with the latest advances in these technologies to diagnose and treat your cancer.
Monday through Friday
from 8:30am – 4:30pm
MedStar Health participates with most major health insurance plans. Please contact your insurance company to make sure your plan is covered.
AccreditationWe continuously meet the rigorous standards that are required to earn recognition from some of the nation’s most highly regarded accrediting bodies. This includes:
- Accreditation with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons Committee on Cancer
- Full accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
- Accreditation from the American College of Radiology