Our Patient First Philosophy sets us apart
The Center for Hematologic Malignancies is recognized as the Washington region's cancer center of choice for the treatment of blood-based cancers and other blood disorders. We strive to provide superior care and treatment in the diagnosis and management of cancers of the blood and lymph systems, such as:
Our state-of-the-art program serves as a tertiary referral center in the area. Diagnosis and treatment of patients are guided by advanced clinical pathways, which include the latest drug therapies, immunotherapies, investigational protocols and stem cell transplant for optimal care.
|Meet our medical oncologists (from left to right): Sandra M. Swain, MD, Medical Director, Washington Cancer Institute; Aarthi Shenoy, MD; Joseph P. Catlett, MD; Vera Malkovska, MD; Dennis A. Priebat, MD; David J. Perry, MD; Nitin Verma, MD; Irina Veytsman, MD; Lawrence S. Lessin, MD|
World-class Multidisciplinary Care
Our world-class physicians diagnose and treat one of the largest volumes of patients with blood-based cancers seen in the national capital region. Patients receive integrated multidisciplinary care involving:
Our experts within these fields work closely together on a regular basis, so our patients receive the benefit of the team mentality we employ in the fight and effective treatment of blood-based cancers.
Personalized Attention and Guidance
A diagnosis of cancer is overwhelming. We go above and beyond to make each patient's journey as clear and directed as possible. The Center provides a full range of support services to our patients, including: