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Cancer

Howard County General Hospital has numerous community oncologists who are specially trained in the latest cancer treatments. The hospital’s outpatient services include technologically advanced radiation therapy located just off campus in the Medical Pavilion at Howard County and an outpatient infusion center for chemotherapy, located adjacent to the hospital in the Medical Arts Building. Patients can have the convenience of receiving high-quality care without having to leave the community.

HCGH is a member of the CALGB (Cancer and Leukemia Group B), which allows oncology patients the opportunity to participate in national clinical-research protocols.

To schedule an appointment for radiation therapy, visit Central Maryland Radiation Oncology.

Cancer Care Close to Home

  • Our 4 South Unit offers inpatient oncology care with many amenities that make hospital stays more comfortable: in addition to the beautifully furnished private and semi-private rooms, the 29-bed unit houses two suites for family members and caregivers who want to stay with patients while they are in the hospital.

    Our cancer program is accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

  • Hospital-Based Services

    Physical therapy and lymphedema treatment are available at the Outpatient Center. Breast Cancer patients can receive many outpatient services at our Breast Center.

    Central Maryland Radiation Oncology

    Central Maryland Radiation Oncology offers comprehensive radiation therapy provided by physicians of Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical Center on the medical campus of Howard County General Hospital.  This unique relationship offers patients access to advanced radiation therapy treatment options, as well as clinical trials available at these academic medical centers, all in a convenient, community setting. At CMRO, patients can meet with a clinical team within 48 hours of referral and have a consultation and evaluation that same day. In addition to personalized patient consultations, radiation oncology treatments, and clinical trials, Central Maryland Radiation Oncology offers follow-up care, support services, and genetic counseling.

    Physician Practices in the Howard County Area

    Maryland Oncology Hematology
    Maryland Oncology Hematology provides comprehensive, compassionate care to people challenged by cancer and blood disorders in the Howard County area. Dedicated physicians, nurses and staff will guide you and your family through treatment options tailored to your individual needs to achieve the best possible results. Our state of the art infusion center offers a full range of chemotherapy services, laboratory testing, clinical trials and support services.

    Chesapeake Oncology Hematology
    Chesapeake Oncology Hematology offers compassionate, personalized oncology care to patients in Maryland and provides access to the latest therapies and techniques. Medical specialists offer opinions on a wide range of hematologic disorders. We help orchestrate prompt and accurate diagnosis and staging of malignancies and deliver state-of-the-art chemotherapy infusions.

 

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