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Radiation Oncology

Washington DC Cancer Treatments

At the GW Radiation Oncology Center, we are dedicated to your treatment and recovery.

We’re with you every step of the way, providing advanced diagnostic and medical treatment. Our dedicated, supportive staff will make you feel comfortable while you receive the personalized, world-class medical care you expect from The GW Medical Faculty Associates and George Washington University Hospital.

Our Program Features:

  • Accommodating treatment schedules
  • Advanced medical diagnostic equipment
  • A spacious, welcoming environment
  • Patient navigators to ensure care is personalized to your needs
  • Patient interpreter services
  • Nutritional support

Patient Navigators are Here to Help

Our patient navigators work with you and your medical team to ensure you receive comprehensive medical care and support by:

  • identifying helpful resources
  • connecting you with supportive care services
  • helping to schedule medical appointments
  • keeping track of medical records
  • discussing applicable clinical trials
  • arranging transportation to and from appointments
  • helping with financial and insurance issues
  • making sure all of your questions and concerns are addressed

Highly Advanced Medical Technology

Our advanced technology includes the GE Optima CT and the Varian Truebeam STx. The GE Optima CT580 W is high-resolution CT imaging technology, offering:

  • Crystal clarity for outstanding images with exceptional clarity
  • Lightning fast speed for more comfortable exams and reduced chances of patient motion
  • Advanced table design with the ability to scan clearly from head to toe
  • Convenient for patients of all sizes, including larger patients weighing up to 650 pounds

The TrueBeam™ system from Varian Medical Systems is one of the latest, most advanced radiotherapy technologies in the world for treating cancer. It provides fast, powerful, non-invasive cancer treatments, offering:

  • Pinpoint accuracy and precision for treating cancers in any area of the body
  • Faster delivery for more comfortable treatments, reducing patient motion during treatment
  • Rotation around the patient to deliver a prescribed radiation dose from any angle
  • Real-time imaging tools allow clinicians to “see” the tumor they are about to treat.
  • Closed-circuit television systems enabling the therapist to monitor the patient at all times
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Patient Stories

  • Weight Loss Surgery Success - Chuck Carroll

    At my heaviest, I weighed 420 pounds with a 66-inch waist and wore a size 6XL shirt. Walking up a single flight of stairs took every ounce of energy I had while walking across the street felt as though I had run a marathon. I couldn’t even fit in a regular chair. Flash forward nearly 10 years and I am 275 pounds lighter! I proudly shop off the rack for 32-inch waist pants and small shirts. And I don’t just walk up the stairs now, ...

  • Tiffany’s Bariatric Surgery Story

    Making the decision to have Gastric Bypass Surgery in 2016 was one of the toughest, but best decisions I have made in my life. At my heaviest I was 340+ pounds and I felt defeated, ashamed, lonely, and depressed. Anytime I would walk past a mirror I would just want to cry and hide. Now almost two years later I feel better than I have ever felt in my entire life. I can climb a flight (or four) of stairs without feeling like I’ll ...

  • A Patient's Story

    Battling high blood pressure and immobility, Arlene knew she had to lose weight. With more than 40 years of combined experience, she turned to our surgical weight loss providers for gastric bypass to jump start her journey to improved health. Listen to her story.