Conditions that Benefit from Radiation Therapy
No matter how unusual your condition, MedStar Georgetown’s Radiation Medicine team’s clinical expertise and advanced cancer treatment options maximize effectiveness with personalized care for each patient. Each physician on the Radiation Medicine team specializes in a particular type of cancer and provides expert treatment for even the most complex diagnosis. We work with a focused team of MedStar Georgetown oncologists, surgeons and other specialists to create multidisciplinary treatment plans for specific conditions that leverage the latest treatment advances.
Advanced technology in the hands of seasoned experts can deliver the most precise and effective radiation treatment, aggressively shrinking cancer cells while sparing healthy tissues and minimizing side effects.
Radiation therapy services are provided on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. Additionally, we provide radiation therapy to both inpatients and outpatients, and are an integral part of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the Washington, D.C., area.
Your condition is unique. Our Radiation Medicine team is uniquely prepared to help.
The Department of Radiation Oncology plays an important role in treating many conditions including:
- Arterial venous malformations
- Acoustic neuromas
- Adrenal tumors
- Benign tumors
- Breast cancer
- Extracranial tumors and lesions
- Early stage non small cell lung cancer
- Intracranial tumors and lesions
- Hepatocellular CA
- Malignant tumors
- Pancreatic cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Previously irradiated thoracic malignancies
- Solitary or limited pulmonary metastases
- Spine cancer and spinal cord tumors
For a complete list of cancer and disease specialties, visit the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Make an Appointment
For more information or to schedule an appointment with a radiation oncologist, call our scheduling line:
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Radiation Medicine is an integral part of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer centers in the Washington, D.C., area. Learn More
- Anatoly Dritschilo, MD,Chair
- Peter Ahn, MD
- Brian T. Collins, MD
- Sean P. Collins, MD, PhD
- William Harter, MD
- Sonali Rudra, MD
- Andrew Satinsky, MD
- Keith R. Unger, MD
The Department of Radiation Oncology conducts continuing clinical research that focuses on ways to more effectively and safely treat tumors with radiation while minimizing the amount of radiation critical organs and nearby healthy tissue receive. This research includes:
- National Cooperative Group (ALGB/RTOG)
- Total Body Irradiation for Bone Marrow Transplantation
- Partial Breast Irradiation
- Modeling Treatment for Cancer with Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy
- CyberKnife Protocols
Learn more about clinical trials currently recruiting participants at Georgetown University's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
- CyberKnife Program Brochure
- Prostate Cancer Treatments Brochure
- Proton Therapy at MedStar Georgetown - coming soon