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Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Sandra & Malcolm Berman Cancer Institute
6569 N Charles St
Ste 201
Baltimore, MD 21204-5818
Phone: (443) 849-3706
Type: Hospital-based

Delegate Representative:

Mr. Michael Stein


The Sandra & Malcolm Berman Cancer Institute at Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) is accredited by the ACoS Commission on Cancer and is the largest comprehensive cancer center in the State of Maryland. The Cancer Institute was founded in 1990 and remains committed to providing the community with superior oncology resources including state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge treatment options. The Clinical Cancer Research Program offers more than 50 treatment trials for a wide variety of disease sites and several clinical trials aimed at symptom management of cancer therapy. The Lois Harvey Miller Infusion Therapy Center and the Joseph Keelty Oncology Care Unit provide outpatient chemotherapy services and specialized inpatient care, respectively, for adults with malignant disorders and other medical/surgical problems. The Rita C. Kwasnik Oncology Care area houses six board-certified medical oncologists/hematologists who support the outpatient and inpatient care areas. The Sheila K. Riggs Radiation Oncology Center is a statewide model for excellence and features three linear accelerators, CT simulator with 4-D capabilities, 3-D computer dosimetry, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) and a wide range of brachytherapy capabilities. The Milton J. Dance Jr., Head & Neck Center was established in 1980 and provides comprehensive rehabilitation services for patients to address their physical as well as psychosocial needs. Their integrative approach combines the disciplines of surgery, oncology, speech-language pathology, social work, and nursing, and includes referrals to any other specialists needed. Today, their comprehensive rehabilitation services address every physical and emotional need of patients with head and neck conditions, from surgery to voice rehabilitation, support services to swallowing. The Center also offers services for patients of all ages with speech, language, voice, cognitive, or swallowing disorders. They have sophisticated voice and dysphagia (swallowing) programs, as well as other speech rehabilitative services. The Sandra and Malcolm Berman Comprehensive Breast Care Center and the Boutique were opened in 1996. Services offered in the Center include the comprehensive assessment of the risk of breast cancer, the evaluation of acute and chronic conditions of the breast and the multidisciplinary treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the breast. The John M. McGovern, M.D. Memorial Oncology Support Services provides an array of services for cancer patients and their loved ones. Services are free and include, but are not limited to, professional counseling; cancer resource support; assistance with transportation arrangements for cancer-related treatments or visits to GBMC; assistance with finding any available financial support needed; comfort pillows for breast cancer patients; and community resources information. The community outreach program annually provides cancer screenings for lung, skin, prostate and oral cancers, lectures on cancer prevention, and participates in area health fairs and community cancer events.

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