GW Cancer Center

cancer centerWhen you — or someone you love — has cancer, there are many difficult questions. Who are the best doctors? Where can I get help? Will I get well?

There's no question about where to go: The GW Cancer Center.

GW has a distinguished national and international reputation of high academic achievement, groundbreaking research and innovative technology.

In addition, GW provides exemplary clinical services for prompt detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer as well as support programs and follow-up care for the following types of cancer:

Clinical Research

As The George Washington University Hospital is part of an academic medical center, patients have access to a variety of clinical trials and educational opportunities through The GW Cancer Institute.

Founded under the auspices of The George Washington University Medical Center, the GW Cancer Institute is dedicated to providing groundbreaking research, educational programs, and community outreach to the Washington metropolitan area.

Washington, DC is ranked highest in overall cancer mortality in the nation. From a research and outreach perspective, the GW Cancer Institute seeks to further understand why certain cancers predominate in a community and why certain cancers disproportionately affect certain population groups such as minorities.

For more information, visit: GW Cancer Institute

GW Hospital is dedicated to helping cancer survivors reach optimal recovery, and is the first in the District of Columbia to receive Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation (STAR) Program Certification.
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  • Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation with Commendation
  • 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award—National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
  • Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers

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Radiation Oncology

Greater precision means better results at the GWUH Radiation Oncology Center.

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Cancer Program and Registry
Annual Report

Cancer Program Annual Report





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Physicians are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of The George Washington University Hospital. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.

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Meet the Department Leaders

Robert Siegel, MDRobert Siegel, MD
Division Director




The George Washington University Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.          

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