Members of the University of Maryland Cancer Network understand exactly what teamwork means. And you will be glad they do.

Our experts from medical, radiation and surgical oncology work together to develop a customized treatment plan just for you. They review each case and determine the best course of action. The team also includes genetic counselors, nurses, dieticians and other professionals because we take care of you, not just your disease.

Our centers are also designed so you can meet with your physicians and support services staff in one location – a healing environment with experienced specialists, compassionate staff, advanced technology, clinical research and an entire team you can count on.

NCI Designation

Connecting you to one of the nation's best cancer centers.

The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) – the hub of the UM Cancer Network – has achieved the National Cancer Institute's highest designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. This prestigious distinction recognizes the center's robust research program, high caliber of scientific leadership and, most importantly, the progress we are making in fighting and preventing cancer.

So, what does this mean for cancer patients throughout Maryland?

It means that by getting your care at your local community hospital within the UM Cancer Network – UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center's Tate Cancer Center, UM St. Joseph Medical Center's The Cancer Institute or UM Upper Chesapeake Health's Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center -- you are connected to the national experts, leading edge technology and clinical trials offered by the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center – now recognized as one of the nation's best.

We are proud that the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center has earned this new distinction. It is a testament to the quality of its physicians and researchers, and it impacts the care that the UM Cancer Network can offer patients.

Learn more about the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center's designation.

National Prominence in Cancer Care

Named one the nation's best by US News & World Report.

UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center ranked #16 in the nation for cancer care in the 2019-20 US News and World Report's Best Hospitals rankings.

This 16-place rise from last year's rankings reveals an unrivaled commitment to delivering world-class care to patients across Maryland and beyond.

As the hub of the UM Cancer Network, patients who receive care at their local hospital can also access the nationally-renowned experts, technologies and other valuable resources that UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center has to offer.

When you turn to UM Cancer Network hospital for care, you can be confident that you are in good hands.

Learn more about the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center's US News & World Report ranking.

High Performing Hospitals | US News & World Report | 2021-22 | Cancer