Cancer Care

holding hands after cancer treatment

When you need to know what to do next, MedStar Health cancer teams are here with leading technology and compassionate care tailored to your cancer diagnosis. Our teams bring together the expertise of world-renowned doctors supported by registered nurses, nutritionists, pharmacists, and other specialists, as well as innovative researchers working on new techniques and cancer treatments, all to provide you with the care you deserve. MedStar Health has state-of-the-art facilities for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.  

The Medstar Georgetown Cancer Institute and MedStar Health Cancer Institute bring together the top doctors to provide you with compassionate care. With information tailored to your experience, leading technology, and a staff dedicated to collaboration, you can rest assured that MedStar Health is the place for a supportive healing experience. Through our care and customized cancer treatment plans, we help you to regain control of your life. 

The MedStar Health Cancer Network

The MedStar Health Cancer Network is comprised of MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital, and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.

  • Earned Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS). Learn more.
  • Recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Learn more.
  • The Breast Center at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center received the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers.
  • The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted its three-year Approval with Commendation to MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital's cancer program.
  • MedStar Harbor Hospital has a partnership with the BCCP and Survivors Offering Support where trained breast cancer survivors mentor newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Learn more.
  • The Breast Center at MedStar Union Memorial is one of the few sites in the region and the country to participate in vaccine trials for breast cancer.

The MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute

The MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute is comprised of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, and MedStar National Rehabilitation Network.

Types of Cancers We Treat and Cancer Treatments

 

Types of Cancer

Our doctors are experts in their fields and provide you with patient-focused care. We treat many different cancers including:

  • Blood Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal (Colorectal, Pancreatic, Peritoneal, Small Bowel) Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Melanoma (Skin) Cancer
  • Orthopaedic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Thyroid Cancer

Cancer Treatment Options

Our doctors will discuss all your cancer treatments options available to you based on your diagnosis. Some of the treatments we offer include are:

  • Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant
  • Chemotherapy
  • CyberKnife
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Radiation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Targeted Therapy

Our Networks

MedStar Health Cancer Network

Cancer care in the Baltimore Region

MedStar Georgetown Cancer Network

Cancer care in the Washington, D.C.
Region

Awards and Recognition

Our hospitals have received numerous awards, accreditations and designations for their outstanding research, prevention and treatment of cancer.

Commission on Cancer logoNCI Comprehensive Cancer Center logoWomen's Choice Award