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Whether you're crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.
Patients receiving evaluation and treatment at Johns Hopkins come from all over the country, and even the world - especially those seeking specialized surgical treatment or adjuvant therapy for ovarian cancer with us. Patients confirmed to be newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer are afforded a rapid appointment within 48 hours with a gynecologic cancer surgeon who specializes in this disease. To make an appointment for evaluation and possible surgical treatment call: (410) 502-4245.
If you would like to speak to, or make an appointment with, one of our medical oncologists regarding chemotherapy or clinical trial participation, please call (410) 955-8964.
If you or someone in your family has been diagnosed with breast cancer or ovarian cancer and you want to know more about your risk of developing these diseases, make an appointment with our Breast and Ovarian Surveillance Service (BOSS) by contacting Linda Thompson, BOSS Referral Coordinator, at (410) 502-7082. She will obtain the appropriate information about you and schedule an appointment for you. A pre-visit questionnaire and family history form will be sent to you to be completed prior to your visit. Information on the clinic location, directions and parking will also be sent to you.
For a second opinion on your pathology report, make an appointment with one of our specialists by calling (410) 955-2405. This second opinion requires only that you or your doctor send your slides to us. No additional surgery is necessary. To have your slides reviewed at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Division of Gynecologic Pathology, fax slides to Consult Office (410) 614-7712 or mail slides to:
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Anatomic Pathology Consult Service
1620 McElderry St.
Reed Hall Rm 315
Baltimore, MD 21205
ATTN: Robert J. Kurman, M.D.
Those requesting counseling can be seen individually, as a couple, or with the entire family. The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Cancer Counseling Center has convenient locations in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Counseling is provided by appointment.For more information about The Cancer Counseling Center, please call Carole Seddon, LCSW-C, BCD, at (410) 955-1010.
The Image Recovery Center is located on the first floor of the Weinberg building in the waiting room. Everyone is entitled to a free consultation, to make an appointment or for more information call (410) 502-5623.
To schedule an appointment for an ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET) Scan, combined PET/CT Scan, or an MRI at the Johns Hopkins Ovarian Cancer Center of Excellence, you will need a physician referral. Please call (410) 955-4100 or have your physician complete the downloadable referral form below.
Answers to your general questions on a variety of ovarian cancer topics.