Advanced Proton Therapy in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area
The MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is the only facility in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to offer the most advanced forms of proton therapy with HYPERSCAN. As part of MedStar Georgetown's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) - designated comprehensive cancer center in the Washington, D.C. area, we offer access to the latest clinical trials and cancer treatments. With multi-disciplinary care and a team of experienced radiation oncologists, surgeons, and medical oncologists who are well-versed in the latest radiation techniques, coming to MedStar Georgetown gives patients access to the highest quality of care that is close to home.
State-of-the-Art Proton Therapy Technology at MedStar Georgetown
MedStar Georgetown is home to the latest advancements in proton therapy technology. Our facility is equipped with a pencil beam scanning (PBS) system, which is able to deposit dose; spot by spot, layer by layer to improve the ability to precisely target a tumor. This means that there is less collateral damage to surrounding healthy cells during treatment. Additionally, our facility is equipped with state-of-the-art HYPERSCAN™ technology, the latest in pencil beam scanning devices, which further improves the accuracy and efficiency of proton therapy.
Advanced Radiation Therapies Under One Roof
Our team of highly experienced and specialized physicians at MedStar Georgetown is dedicated to providing personalized and high-quality radiation therapies for a wide range of conditions, all under one roof. In addition to proton therapy, MedStar Georgetown is home to a wide range of cancer treatment options, each offering unique benefits, including Cyberknife, brachytherapy, and intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). Our cancer care team is dedicated to providing comprehensive and personalized care to determine the best treatment options for your needs.
Top Doctors Specializing in Proton Therapy
Our doctors are part of a collaborative program, bringing together the leading specialists in the D.C. area. Our physicians have years of experience diagnosing and treating different types of cancers, including both adult and pediatric cancers.
Our physicians provide consultations, personalized cancer treatment plans that are based on caring for the entire patient and addressing all of the patient’s individual needs. With access to the most advanced cancer treatment technology at Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, MedStar’s providers have the tools, experience, and compassion to overcome cancer and quickly get on a path toward recovery.
For more information, please contact Cheryl Savage, Administrator, Department of Radiation Medicine
Email: [email protected]
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Proton Therapy Center is pleased to offer the most cutting-edge proton therapy technology available, providing the next generation of radiation medicine close to home. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward your recovery.