George Washington University Hospital Cancer Center
About the Practice
Cancer Detection, Diagnosis, Treatment and Support
The GW Cancer Center provides exemplary clinical services for prompt detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer as well as support programs and follow-up care for the following types of cancer:
- Gall Bladder/Bile Duct Cancer
- Head and Neck
- Hodgkin’s Lymphomas
Specialty Breast Cancer Care for Women
The GW Comprehensive Breast Center provides multi-disciplinary breast care services for the early detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer using state-of-the-art technologies unavailable at any other breast center in the Washington, D.C. metro area. The Center’s spa-like interior offers a comforting setting for patients to receive comprehensive care from internationally recognized specialists at the GW Cancer Center.
Radiation Oncology Center — A Leader in Innovative Cancer Treatment
Radiation therapy is used in more than half of all cancer treatments today and these therapies are becoming increasingly more effective with new technologies that permit ultra-precise dose delivery. The dedicated and supportive staff at GW Cancer Center’s Radiation Oncology Center provide each patient with personalized world class medical care and use many of the latest medical treatment techniques, such as image-guided radiation therapy and intensity modulated radiation therapy, to treat cancer.