Why Choose MedStar Georgetown Cancer Care 

Cancer care

Exceptional Cancer Care with the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute 

MedStar Georgetown is a part of the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute, a collaborative program that brings together several of the area’s top cancer specialists with a remarkable depth and breadth of expertise and experience in the diagnosis, treatment and cancer care for  both adults and children. Our specialists in specific cancers are utilizing the most advanced technology and working as multidisciplinary teams to assure that each patient has an individualized cancer care treatment plan. 

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the DC region’s only comprehensive cancer center as designated by the National Cancer Institute, serves as the research engine for the Network.  Our cancer care specialists are committed to further advancing cancer treatment through basic and translational research, innovative clinical trials and a deeply embedded commitment to providing care for the emotional and physical challenges people with cancer face.

Why Choose Us for your Cancer Care

The depth and breadth of our network provides everything you need for top cancer care:

  • Top Doctors: We’ve brought together a diverse group of nationally and internationally renowned specialists, covering all aspects of cancer and collaborating with each other and additional support staff to shape your cancer care. That means you get an individualized plan and compassionate care. No matter what type of cancer you’re fighting, we have you covered.
  • Sophisticated Diagnostic Tools and Treatments: We offer sophisticated treatments, backed and driven by research and tailored for your needs. Our arsenal includes therapies aimed at a tumor’s particular characteristics, targeted radiation like CyberKnife and minimally invasive surgery.
  • Convenience and Access: By bringing together a number of hospitals, research centers and practices, we can provide top-quality, research-driven care closer to where you live or work—particularly for outpatient services like chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
  • Seamless, Supportive Cancer Care: Our electronic medical records ensure you get the cancer care you need, without the hassle. We also provide a full range of support services, driven by our mission to care for the whole patient and provide the best healing experience possible:

Make an Appointment

For more information or to schedule an appointment with a cancer specialist, please call our scheduling line.


Awards and Recognition

Comp Cance Center Logo

The MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Washington, D.C. region.

National Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

As an CoC-accredited cancer center, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital takes a multidisciplinary approach to treating cancer as a complex group of diseases.

SPECIAL NOTICE: Vehicle Restrictions at Canal Road Campus Entrance Effective March 6, 2017

Beginning March 6, 2017, a new security gate will be in place at the Canal Road entrance to the Georgetown University campus. This security gate was installed by Georgetown University in an effort to create a more secure and pedestrian-friendly campus by preventing unauthorized vehicles from entering the campus.

Only patients of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and patients participating in Yates Aquatic Therapy may use the Canal Road entrance, but they must have a document given to them by MedStar Georgetown to obtain access through this entrance. 

All other patients or visitors to the Hospital must access the Hospital via Reservoir Road.

Thank you for observing this restricted entrance. We appreciate your consideration and cooperation.

Cancer Program Practice Profile Reports (CP3R)

The Web-based Cancer Program Practice Profile Reports (CP3R) offer local providers comparative information to assess adherence to and consideration of standard of care therapies for major cancers. Learn more about CP3R.

Click here for the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital CP3R Data 2016.

Patient Resources