Our Disease Specialties

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Georgetown Lombardi faculty conducts research and provides care on many diseases and disorders, with a particular focus and expertise on cancer.

Genetic counseling and testing for hereditary cancer is available. View information about genetic counseling/testing services.  

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Appendix Cancer

See Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers

Bone Cancers

These cancers consist of Ewing’s Sarcoma/Ewing Family of Tumors: see Sarcoma Cancers, Metastatic cancers: see the type of primary cancer below, and Osteosarcoma: see Sarcoma Cancers

​Brain Cancer

This also consists of Gleoblastoma, Metastatic cancers: see also the type of primary cancer below

​Breast Cancer

This area includes ER Positive Breast Cancer, Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Hereditary Breast Cancer, and Pregnancy and Breast Cancer

Cervical Cancers

See Gynecologic Cancers

Colorectal Cancers

See Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers

Endocrine Cancers

These cancers include Adrenal and Thyroid (NOTE: This link takes you to our clinical partner, MedStar Health)

Esophageal Cancer

See Gastrointestinal (GI) and Thoracic Cancers

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers

These cancers include Appendix Cancer, Anal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors, Islet Cell Tumors (Pancreatic), Liver (Hepatocellular) Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Peritoneal Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Small Intestine Cancer, and Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

Genitourinary (GU) Cancers

These cancers include Adrenal Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Kidney (Renal Cell) Cancer, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Renal Cell Cancer, and Testicular Cancer. For Willings Tumors, see Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.

Gynecologic Cancers

These cancers include Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, and Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer

Head & Neck Cancers

These cancers include Nasopharyngeal Cancer, Oropharyngeal (squamous cell) Cancer, and Parotid/Salivary Tumors. For Thyroid Cancer, see Endocrine Cancer (NOTE: This link takes you to our clinical partner, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital).

Hematologic Disorders

These disorders include Anemia, Blood Clotting and Bleeding Disorders, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (see Skin Cancer), Hodgkin’s Disease, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Myelodysplasia, and Polysythemia Vera


See Hematologic Disorders

​Liver Cancer

See Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers

Lung Cancer

This area include Mesothelioma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, and Small Cell Lung Cancer


See Hematologic Disorders

​Orthopaedic Oncology

See Bone Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

See Gynecologic Cancers

​Pancreatic Cancer

See Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

This area includes Childhood Cancers and Sickle Cell Disease

Peritoneal Cancer

See Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers

Prostate Cancer

See Genitourinary (GU) Cancers

​Sarcoma Cancers

These cancers include Osteosarcoma (see Bone Cancer), Ewing’s Sarcoma/Ewing Family of Tumors (see also Bone Cancer), Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma, and Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Skin Cancers

These cancers include Basal Cell Carcinoma, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, Melanoma, Merkel Cell Cancer, and Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Stomach Cancer

See Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers

Thoracic Cancer

This area includes Esophageal Cancer (see Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers); Lung Cancer (Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Small Cell Lung Cancer, see Lung Cancer); and Mesothelioma (see Lung Cancer)

​Thyroid Cancer

View information for Endocrine Cancer (NOTE: This link takes you to our clinical partner, MedStar Health)

​Urologic Cancers

See Genitourinary (GU) Cancer

Uterine and Endometrial Cancers

See Gynecologic Cancers