Cancer Treatments at MedStar Montgomery
Once a cancer diagnosis is confirmed, you will probably feel overwhelmed and scared. These feelings are normal. Remember that your cancer team at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center is doing everything possible find the best cancer treatment for you. Our doctors are incredibly experienced and understand risk management. They excel at finding the balance between treating the cancer aggressively and maintaining a high quality of life.
For more than 85 years, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center has been delivering compassionate, quality care to the community. Our cancer treatment team prides itself on delivering state-of-the-art care coupled with the personal touch that you only find in a community hospital. We are also affiliated with our local sister hospitals, including MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center, further widening our access to state-of-the-art cancer treatments and technologies.
The cancer treatment specialists at MedStar Montgomery and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center work together to develop the appropriate regimen for each patient based on the type of cancer, stage and extent of disease, specific biology or markers of the tumor, the individual’s health status, whether it is a new or recurrent cancer, and other key factors.
Total Patient Care
Collaborative care means our oncology specialists work closely as a team to comply with our patients’ wishes. Our goal is to administer effective therapeutics that will not compromise a patient’s health and quality of life. Cancer treatment teams include experienced physicians, registered nurses, nutritionists, pharmacists and other specialists expertly trained in cancer surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.
In “Treating the Whole Person,” we provide compassionate services that help patients and families manage their physical and emotional health, including a Cancer Navigator, community outreach, Infusion Center, Cancer Registry, Resource Center, palliative care team, and Tumor Boards.
Our Cancer Treatment Services
Make an Appointment
For more information or to schedule an appointment with a cancer care specialist, call 301-774-8962.
Ways to Help
Meet Our Cancer Care Specialists
- Behzad Doratotaj, MD - Hematology, Medical Oncology
- Luther Ampey III, MD - Radiation Oncology
- Nancy Dawson, MD - Hematology, Medical Oncology
Cancer Treatment Clinical Trials
Putting research to the test through this new partnership, our patients have access to cutting-edge technology and novel therapeutics that hold promise for the advancement of medicine and patient care. We provide seamless, coordinated care for our patients who choose to participate in one or more cancer treatment studies. Learn more about clinical trials available through the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.