Cancer Care (Oncology) —
Diagnosis, Treatments & Lifetime Care
The Oncology Program at Virginia Hospital Center exists to provide effective, quality and compassionate care.
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:
State of the Art Detection Technology
We have the tools. We have the professionals. We'll get the right diagnosis, so you can get the right treatment.
Cutting-edge Treatment Options
Our physicians and health professionals have in-depth knowledge of—and access to advanced therapies and technology and extensive experience treating patients with various types of cancer, enabling them to provide superior medical care.
Focus on Survivorship
Our physician specialists teach classes in cancer care and the latest developments in cancer treatment and provide continuous support.
Robert E. Lee Oncology Unit
Virginia Hospital Center provides a continuum of cancer care through Robert E. Lee Oncology Unit:
To read more about treating patients with various types of cancer, please click on the links below to expand or collapse.
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. Read more
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. The Colorectal Surgery program at Virginia Hospital Center offers our patients access to board-certified colorectal surgeons. Read more
Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group - Surgical Specialists offers care from specialized physicians with fellowship training in the evaluation and treatment of surgical conditions of the thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, and other neuroendocrine tumors. Read more
Gastro-Intestinal, Liver & Pancreas, Sarcoma and Skin Cancers
General surgeons at Virginia Hospital Center provide surgical procedures to treat a spectrum of conditions involving the GI tract (including the stomach, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder) as well as the skin and soft tissue (sarcoma). Read more
Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group - Gynecologic Oncology offers screenings and treatments of precancerous gynecologic diseases and cancers (uterine, ovarian, cervical and cancer of the vulva). Read more
The Lung Cancer Center at Virginia Hospital Center is the only facility in the northern Virginia, DC Metropolitan area to offer a unified resource of state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging techniques for lung cancer detection and treatment. Our physicians and surgeons 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. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
“I still reflect on the care I received at Virginia Hospital Center and how good they were to me, and I regularly refer people to the Hospital because of the care and kindness I received there.“ —Dani Greene