Brain Cancer

Currently Available Clinical Trials from Georgetown Lombardi

– The Brain Tumor Center currently does not offer any clinical trials.

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Brain Tumor Center

Joseph Watson, MD, Director, Brain Tumor Center

To make an appointment with a neuro-oncologist, call 202-444-5209.

You will be redirected our clinical partner, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

A group of doctors in their white coats stand together in a hospital setting
The Brain Tumor Center team

Cancer Care Information

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.

The Brain Tumor Program at Georgetown Lombardi is under the direction of Joseph Watson, MD.

What We Offer

  • 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 202-444-5209.
  • Patient and Family Resources

About the Cancer

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.

Our Cancer Research

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.