Pancreatic Disease Program at MedStar Georgetown
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's Pancreatic Disease Program is the area's only comprehensive, coordinated and multidisciplinary service dedicated to benign and malignant pancreatic disease at any stage.
Features of our program include:
- A multidisciplinary approach to care, featuring renowned specialists in invasive gastroenterology, surgery, medical oncology, radiation medicine, radiology, and interventional radiology
- More experience treating a greater number of pancreatic patients than any other hospital in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area
- Doctors who are experienced at treating pancreatic tumors using CyberKnife®, a precise and minimally invasive form of radiation medicine
- A Pancreatic Disease Program Coordinator, a dedicated nurse navigator who supports pancreatic disease patients
- Clinical research, a top-rated ICU, counseling and other services to ensure the best possible outcome
- Clinical trials through MedStar Georgetown's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated comprehensive center in the area and one of only 46 in the nation
Pancreatic Disease Program Coordinator
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's pancreatic patients are cared for by Jane Hanna, RN, OCN, the dedicated nurse coordinator for the Pancreatic Disease Program. Ms. Hanna is a liaison for referring physicians and their patients and helps with all aspects of patient care-from diagnosis to treatment to follow up. She is also a resource for clinical trials and provides patient and community education.