About the Cancer
The Brain Tumor Program at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center provides comprehensive care to patients with a wide variety of primary benign and malignant tumors of the brain and spine.
The evaluation and management of brain tumors is complex, requiring a comprehensive approach with the involvement of experts from multiple specialties. Our care team consists of highly skilled neurosurgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, neuro-radiologists, neurologists, pathologists, social workers, case managers, palliative care practitioners, and clinical nurse coordinators. Our team is dedicated in its fight against brain tumors, and believes in combining expert opinion with state-of-the art technology to provide compassionate and holistic care to our patients.
Current information about brain cancer, incidence and survival statistics, treatment options, causes and prevention, coping strategies, clinical trials, and research, are available online from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.
What We Offer
- Brain Tumor Center
The Brain Tumor Center is a multidisciplinary clinic in which a neurosurgeon, radiation oncologist, and medical oncologist provide consultation and evaluation for patients with brain and spinal cord tumors. Several protocol treatments are available according to the needs of each patient. To make an appointment with a neuro-oncologist, please call 202-444-2223.
- Patient and Family Resources
- Clinical Trials
Through the MedStar Health network, MedStar Lombardi/Georgetown University Hospitital, we are pleased to offer you access to our cutting-edge clinical trials.
Georgetown Lombardi's world-renowned Research Faculty are discovering cancer risk factors, designing effective prevention strategies, and learning how to detect cancers earlier. They are developing and testing the cancer treatments of tomorrow - targeted therapies that will improve both survival and quality of life. They are making progress toward the ultimate goal: to eradicate cancer.