“Best Hospitals” cancer-care score: 34.7/100
Supports the research leadership of Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
MedStar Washington Hospital Cancer Center is a state-of-the-art facility that offers surgical, radiation and chemotherapy treatments, as well as a patient education center and access to other forms of care. The center is noted for its strong embrace of the multidisciplinary model of care and its use of advanced technologies, such as the da Vinci Surgical System, Gamma Knife, targeted therapies (immunotherapies), and trilogy stereotactic radiosurgery. Patients have access to a serene, private outdoor garden. The center is a member of the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Network. (See the Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
for more information about this network.