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.
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
Christina Penny, DPT, OMPT, physical therapist from Active Life Physical Therapy, a GBMC affiliate, explains how physical therapy can help breast cancer patients recover.
Sara Fogarty, DO, FACS, Associate Director Sandra & Malcolm Berman Comprehensive Breast Care Center at GBMC, discusses the importance of understanding your breast cancer risk. www.gbmc.org/breast-cancer-assessment
More than 300,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer each year — and because of that staggering number, it’s a disease than gets a lot of attention from doctors and researchers. So it’s not surprising that new treatments, medications and surgical techniques are constantly being introduced.
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.