Continue ReadingAs a patient who has been diagnosed with cancer, you may be considering different treatment options and trying to choose the best cancer center for your needs. GBMC's Sandra & Malcolm Berman Cancer Institute recognizes the importance of finding a cancer team that you trust in a comfortable, convenient setting. We also understand your desire to begin treatment as soon as possible. That's why the Berman Cancer Institute makes it a priority for new cancer patients to be seen within three business days of their referral.
If your loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, you may be wondering what you can do to help. GBMC's Sandra & Malcolm Berman Cancer Institute encourages you to be an active member of your loved one's care team. Additionally, we recognize the demands of caring for a loved one with cancer and understand that you may need support too. Our Oncology Support Services Center houses a Cancer Resource Center, which is designed to address the vast array of cancer-related informational and educational needs of both patients and loved ones.
Berman Cancer Institute physicians from a variety of disciplines are selected annually as best by their peers for the Baltimore magazine's "Top Doctors" issue. In addition, the Berman Cancer Institute offers more than 60 research and treatment clinical trials annually through its affiliation with several national cancer research organizations and its partnership with the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network. Approximately 150-200 patients are enrolled in research trials each year.
Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology
Head & Neck Robotic Surgery
Head & Neck Endocrine Surgery
Dr. Sobel earned his medical degree from the Drexel University College of Medicine and completed his fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital for Advanced Training in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery. Dr. Sobel specializes in benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, including thyroid and parathyroid glands, salivary glands, tongue and oral cancers, throat cancer, larynx, neck masses, and advanced skin cancers such as malignant melanoma. Dr. Sobel is fellowship-trained in TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS) and minimally invasive surgical approaches in head and neck surgery. He is also a published author and frequent presenter on topics involving head and neck surgery and research.
Join us for the 18th annual Legacy Chase at Shawan Downs. Set in Maryland’s picturesque horse county, Legacy Chase is GBMC’s signature event benefiting oncology services and patient support programs for cancer patients at GBMC.Visit Event Website
In October 2018, All About Me Salon & Spa in Towson hosted their third golf tournament in hair stylist Amy's honor, with all proceeds going to GBMC's Sandra & Malcolm Berman Comprehensive Breast Care Center.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer among adults, however when caught early it is also one of the most preventable. Find out more about the importance of regular screenings in this interview with Joseph DiRocco, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon and Medical Director of GI Oncology at GBMC.
It’s probably not on the top of your want-to-do list, but if you’re 45 or older, it should be on the top of your to-do list. Dr. Joseph DiRocco, medical director of gastrointestinal oncology at GBMC, and Dr. Nina Ferraris, colon and rectal surgeon, talked with Mary Beth Marsden about the importance of getting recommended screenings for colon cancer.
Head and neck surgeon Dr. Ryan Sobel discusses causes of thyroid problems as well as thyroid surgery.
GBMC has a comprehensive program of clinical trials in various medical disciplines throughout the hospital. The GBMC Institutional Review Board (IRB), is an independent ethics committee which meets monthly to evaluate clinical trial proposals by medical staff members.Learn More
As one of the top oncology programs in the region, we are focused on providing the highest quality comprehensive care. Read our annual reports to see how we stack up.