Cancer Care (Oncology)
Certified as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons, Virginia Hospital Center offers the important advantages of a research and teaching facility:
- Continuous coverage provided by physician specialists who teach classes in cancer care and utilize the latest developments in cancer treatment.
- State of the art detection technology.
- Physicians with in-depth knowledge of—and access to advanced therapies and technology.
Our physicians also have extensive experience treating patients with various types of cancer, enabling them to provide superior medical care.
To read more about our personnel, technology and diagnostic services, CLICK HERE or visit Diagnostic Imaging at Virginia Hospital Center.
Treatments & Lifetime Care
The Oncology Program at Virginia Hospital Center exists to provide effective, quality and compassionate care.
Virginia Hospital Center provides a continuum of cancer care through its Robert E. Lee Oncology Unit, Outpatient Infusion Center, the Hitt Family Center for Radiation Oncology. Education materials and other resources are also available through the Hospital's dedicated Cancer Resource Center and Barbra Marcus Kolton Cancer Resource Library.
The Hitt Family Center for Radiation Oncology at Virginia Hospital Center is recognized among the most sophisticated in the country.
Outpatient Oncology Center: Cancer Care in One Place
Imagine having all of the equipment, staff and systems an oncology patient needs in one central location. The comprehensive Rose Benté Lee Ostapenko Outpatient Oncology Center at Virginia Hospital Center now does just that.
The Reinsch Pierce Family Center for Breast Health at Virginia Hospital Center is the first totally comprehensive breast health center in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
For more information about the most advanced techniques of breast reconstruction and aesthetic surgery for women with breast cancer who undergo mastectomy or lumpectomy, visit Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Virginia Hospital Center.
Coming to grips with a colorectal cancer diagnosis is not easy and choosing the right surgeon is one of the most important decisions a patient will make. Of the 70,000 practicing U.S. surgeons, only 1,300 are colorectal surgeons with advanced training. At Virginia Hospital Center, patients have access to board-certified colorectal surgeons.
To read more about screenings and treatments of precancerous GYN diseases and gynecologic cancers (uterine, ovarian, vervical and cancer of the vulva), visit Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group - Gynecologic Oncology.
Lung Cancer Center
The physicians and surgeons of the Lung Cancer Center at Virginia Hospital Center recognize the importance of communication and are readily available to one another to expedite patient care with efficiency often speaking with patients within 24 hours of initial contact to the center's coordinator.
Urology at Virginia Hospital Center delivers compassionate and state-of-the-art medical care for the diagnosis and management of a wide variety of genitourinary issues.
For more information about surgical treatments for liver tumors, melanoma, neuroendocrine tumors, pancreatic cancer and other cancers, visit General Surgery at Virginia Hospital Center.
The computer-enhanced da Vinci® Surgical System's robotic technology takes surgery beyond the limits of the human hand, introducing precise, versatile instrument movement combined with a magnified, three-dimensional view of the prostate itself.