Our Cancer Programs

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“The staff at Holy Cross Hospital took excellent care of me. The nurses were very attentive, the heated robes were terrific, and my doctor even walked with me to the operating room."

-Marian Fryer, Breast Cancer Survivor

The Holy Cross Cancer Institute is a regional leader in comprehensive cancer care. Our personal approach to your care – from diagnosis and treatment, patient support and long-term follow-up – offers compassion and expertise at a time when you need them most.

Breast Cancer
Treating more breast cancer patients than any other hospital in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, Holy Cross Hospital Cancer Institute’s dedicated Breast Center integrates all your services in one place. The Breast Center’s national accreditation from the American College of Surgeons assures you of the highest quality of care.

Here, a multidisciplinary team of cancer care specialists work together on an individual care plan just for you. Your cancer care team may feature a variety of clinical and other specialists –including nurse navigators, oncology social workers, nutritionists and more – who promote the best outcomes by coordinating your care.Because we’re dedicated to treating the whole person, we offer breast cancer support groups and other resources to you and your family. And true to our faith-based mission, our community outreach helps low-income women receive the breast cancer care they need.

Gynecologic Cancers
Holy Cross Hospital and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital perform more inpatient gynecologic and gynocologic cancer surgeries than any hospital in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. Our surgeons specialize in advanced minimally invasive surgery, and were the first in Montgomery County to use robotic surgery. We provide access to clinical trials through an active research program focused on gynecologic cancers, and offer patient and family support through our ovarian and gynecologic cancer support groups.

Lung Cancer
Holy Cross Hospital and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital combine leading physician expertise with advanced technology to offer the best care to people at-risk of developing lung cancer or who have been diagnosed with cancers of the respiratory system. Our comprehensive approach to lung cancer care addresses prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship of thoracic tumors.

Prostate Cancer
Holy Cross Hospital’s long-established prostate cancer program has treated thousands of men with prostate cancer. In fact, Holy Cross Hospital Cancer Institute has been at the forefront of emerging treatment technologies for prostate cancer. Among the first to use radioactive seed implantation in the region, our specialists perform a high volume of this procedure - more than 2,500 to date.

Brain Cancer
Holy Cross Hospital’s multidisciplinary cancer team of specialists – including neurologists, neurosurgeons and neuroradiologists – use state-of-the-art treatment options and techniques to achieve the best outcomes for brain cancer patients. The Neuro Critical Care Unit offers cutting-edge care with round-the-clock patient assessment and monitoring. Neuroradiology capabilities provide the most advanced imaging technology for cancer diagnosis and treatment. And, speclialists in pain management and rehabilitation help relieve pain and regain quality of life.

See the full list of cancers we treat.

To learn more about our cancer programs call 1-855-HCH-HOPE (424-4673).